glamorize

glamorize
Synonyms and related words:
adorn, aggrandize, apotheose, apotheosize, beatify, beautify, become one, canonize, crown, decorate, deify, doll up, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, enthrone, exalt, glorify, grace, gussy up, immortalize, lionize, magnify, make legendary, prettify, pretty up, raise, saint, sanctify, set off, set up, throne, uplift

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • glamorize — index embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • glamorize — also glamourize, 1901, from GLAMOR (Cf. glamor) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Glamorized; glamorizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • glamorize — (Amer.) glam·or·ize || glæmÉ™raɪz v. make glamorous, make attractive (also glamorise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glamorize — (also glamorise) ► VERB ▪ make (something) seem glamorous or desirable, especially spuriously so. DERIVATIVES glamorization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • glamorize — ☆ glamorize [glam′ər īz΄ ] vt. glamorized, glamorizing to make glamorous: also sp. glamourize glamorization n …   English World dictionary

  • glamorize — UK [ˈɡlæməraɪz] / US [ˈɡlæməˌraɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms glamorize : present tense I/you/we/they glamorize he/she/it glamorizes present participle glamorizing past tense glamorized past participle glamorized to make someone or something… …   English dictionary

  • glamorize — also glamourize transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1936 1. to look upon or depict as glamorous ; romanticize < the novel glamorizes war > 2. to make glamorous < glamorize the living room > • glamorization …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glamorize — glamorization, n. glamorizer, n. /glam euh ruyz /, v.t., glamorized, glamorizing. 1. to make glamorous. 2. to glorify or romanticize: an adventure film that tended to glamorize war. Also, glamourize; esp. Brit., glamourise. [1935 40, Amer.;… …   Universalium

  • glamorize — verb a) To make or give the appearance of being glamorous. Some movies sometimes glamorize criminal activity by making crimninals seem cool. b) To glorify; to romanticize …   Wiktionary

  • glamorize — also ise BrE verb (T) to make something seem more attractive than it really is: a widespread perception that Hollywood movies tend to glamorize war glamorization noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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