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idolise (Also idolising, idolised, idolises) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to idolise

devoutness

  • noun piety by virtue of being devout
    religiousness.

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self-righteous

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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adoring

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    worshipful.
  • verb love intensely
    adore.
    • he just adored his wife

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unflawed

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    flawless.
    • a flawless gemstone

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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golden

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilded; gilt; gold.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • adjective satellite marked by peace and prosperity
    halcyon; prosperous.
    • a golden era
    • the halcyon days of the clipper trade

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graven_image

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; idol.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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idealised

  • adjective satellite exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence
    idealized.
  • verb consider or render as ideal
    idealise; idealize.
    • She idealized her husband after his death

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sonnet

  • noun a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  • verb praise in a sonnet

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worshipper

  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; believer.
  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshiper.

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juggernaut

  • noun a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
    steamroller.
  • noun an avatar of Vishnu
    Jagannath; Jagannatha; Jagganath.

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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unworldly

  • adjective not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
    • was unworldly and did not greatly miss worldly rewards"- Sheldon Cheney
  • adjective satellite not wise in the ways of the world
    unsophisticated.
    • either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver
    • this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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extol

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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adoration

  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    worship.
  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    idolization; idolisation.

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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laudator

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; lauder.

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round_off

  • verb make round
    round out; round.
    • round the edges
  • verb bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
    polish up; polish; round; brush up.
    • polish your social manners

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honoring

  • noun conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
    observance.
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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fine-tune

  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing
  • verb adjust finely
    tweak.
    • fine-tune the engine

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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religiousism

  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religionism; religiosity; pietism.

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celebrate

  • verb behave as expected during of holidays or rites
    observe; keep.
    • Keep the commandments
    • celebrate Christmas
    • Observe Yom Kippur
  • verb have a celebration
    fete.
    • They were feting the patriarch of the family
    • After the exam, the students were celebrating

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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honorific

  • noun an expression of respect
    • the Japanese use many honorifics
  • adjective satellite conferring or showing honor or respect
    • honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession

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graven

  • adjective satellite cut into a desired shape
    sculpted; sculptured.
    • graven images
    • sculptured representations
  • verb shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    sculpture; grave; sculpt.
    • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

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enshrine

  • verb enclose in a shrine
    shrine.
    • the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
  • verb hold sacred
    saint.

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religiousness

  • noun piety by virtue of being devout
    devoutness.
  • noun the quality of being extremely conscientious
    • his care in observing the rules of good health amounted to a kind of religiousness

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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virtuous

  • adjective morally excellent
  • adjective satellite in a state of sexual virginity
    virginal; virgin; vestal; pure.
    • pure and vestal modesty
    • a spinster or virgin lady
    • men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal

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glorify

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb bestow glory upon
    • The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic

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sanctified

  • adjective satellite made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use
    consecrated; sacred.
    • a consecrated church
    • the sacred mosque
    • sacred elephants
    • sacred bread and wine
    • sanctified wine
  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; hallow; sanctify.

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beau

  • noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
    swain; fellow; young man; boyfriend.
    • if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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salute

  • noun an act of honor or courteous recognition
    salutation.
    • a musical salute to the composer on his birthday
  • noun a formal military gesture of respect
    military greeting.

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resplendency

  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; glory.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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crushed

  • adjective satellite treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance
    • crushed velvet
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; suppress; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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bardolatry

  • noun the idolization of William Shakespeare

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paragon

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; idol; perfection.
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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idolise

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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pietism

  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religionism; religiousism; religiosity.
  • noun 17th and 18th-century German movement in the Lutheran Church stressing personal piety and devotion

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perfection

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; ne plus ultra.
  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; paragon; idol.

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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pious

  • adjective having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
    • pious readings

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comply

  • verb act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    follow; abide by.
    • He complied with my instructions
    • You must comply or else!
    • Follow these simple rules
    • abide by the rules

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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worshipful

  • adjective satellite showing adoration
    adoring.
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; godly.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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optimise

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimize.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimize.
    • optimize a computer program

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prayerful

  • adjective satellite disposed to pray or appearing to pray

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deify

  • verb consider as a god or godlike
    • These young men deify financial success
  • verb exalt to the position of a God
    • the people deified their King

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offer_up

  • verb present as an act of worship
    offer.
    • offer prayers to the gods

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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fare-thee-well

  • noun state of perfection; the utmost degree
    • they polished the furniture to a fare-thee-well

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lionize

  • verb assign great social importance to
    lionise; celebrate.
    • The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood
    • The tenor was lionized in Vienna

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perfectionist

  • noun a person who is displeased by anything that does not meet very high standards

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idealize

  • verb consider or render as ideal
    idealise.
    • She idealized her husband after his death
  • verb form ideals
    idealise.
    • Man has always idealized

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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cloister

  • noun residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
    religious residence.
  • noun a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

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idoliser

  • noun a lover blind with admiration and devotion
    idolizer.
  • noun a person who worships idols
    idolater; idolizer; idol worshiper.

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gold_standard

  • noun a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold
  • noun a paragon of excellence
    • academic education is the gold standard against which other educational activity is pejoratively judged

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revere

  • noun a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
    revers.
  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Paul Revere.

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esteem

  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    respect; regard.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard
  • noun a feeling of delighted approval and liking
    admiration.

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enjoy

  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    savor; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory
  • verb have benefit from
    • enjoy privileges

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venerate

  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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resplend

  • verb be resplendent or radiant; to shine brightly
    • The Queen's garments resplended in velvet and jewels

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religiosity

  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religionism; religiousism; pietism.

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envision

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb picture to oneself; imagine possible
    foresee.
    • I cannot envision him as President

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praiseful

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praising; laudatory.
    • a laudatory remark

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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flatter

  • verb praise somewhat dishonestly
    blandish.
  • adjective satellite having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
    flat; plane; level.
    • a flat desk
    • acres of level farmland
    • a plane surface
    • skirts sewn with fine flat seams

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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apotheosis

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; ideal; saint; nonpareil.
  • noun the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    exaltation; deification.

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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pharisaic

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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obliging

  • adjective satellite showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
    complaisant.
    • to close one's eyes like a complaisant husband whose wife has taken a lover
    • the obliging waiter was in no hurry for us to leave
  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; obligate; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form

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corrupt

  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals
  • verb make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
    grease one's palms; buy; bribe.
    • This judge can be bought

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star

  • noun (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; whizz; wiz.

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advertise

  • verb call attention to
    publicise; publicize; advertize.
    • Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS
  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; promote; advertize.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

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divine

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.

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perfectionism

  • noun a disposition to feel that anything less than perfect is unacceptable
    • his perfectionism seemed excessive to his students

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hymn

  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    anthem.
  • verb sing a hymn

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apotheosise

  • verb deify or glorify
    apotheosize; apotheose.

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educate

  • verb give an education to
    • We must educate our youngsters better
  • verb create by training and teaching
    train; develop; prepare.
    • The old master is training world-class violinists
    • we develop the leaders for the future

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accede

  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; defer; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure
  • verb take on duties or office
    enter.
    • accede to the throne

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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old_testament

  • noun the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

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pet

  • noun a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
  • noun a special loved one
    ducky; favourite; deary; favorite; dearie; darling.

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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squeeze

  • noun the act of gripping and pressing firmly
    squeezing.
    • he gave her cheek a playful squeeze
  • noun a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high
    liquidity crisis; credit crunch.

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abide

  • verb dwell
    bide; stay.
    • You can stay with me while you are in town
    • stay a bit longer--the day is still young
  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; tolerate; bear; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

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hero_worshiper

  • noun someone who worships heroes
    hero worshipper.

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crush

  • noun leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    crushed leather.
  • noun a dense crowd of people
    press; jam.

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dutifulness

  • noun piety by virtue of devotion to duty

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props

  • noun proper respect
    • I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem
  • noun a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
    prop.

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heavenly

  • adjective relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
    celestial.
    • celestial beings
    • heavenly hosts
  • adjective of or relating to the sky
    celestial.
    • celestial map
    • a heavenly body

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lionise

  • verb assign great social importance to
    lionize; celebrate.
    • The film director was celebrated all over Hollywood
    • The tenor was lionized in Vienna

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reverent

  • adjective feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
    • maintained a reverent silence
  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    godly; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life

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worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

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godly

  • adjective satellite showing great reverence for god
    reverent; worshipful.
    • a godly man
    • leading a godly life
  • adjective satellite emanating from God
    divine.
    • divine judgment
    • divine guidance
    • everything is black or white...satanic or godly"-Saturday Review

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compliment

  • noun a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    congratulate.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper

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gush

  • noun a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    outpouring; flush.
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words
  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    effusion; ebullition; outburst; blowup.

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drool_over

  • verb envy without restraint
    slobber over.

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idolizer

  • noun a lover blind with admiration and devotion
    idoliser.
  • noun a person who worships idols
    idolater; idol worshiper; idoliser.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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praise

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; extolment.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun offering words of homage as an act of worship
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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visualise

  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver
  • verb form a mental picture of something that is invisible or abstract
    visualize.
    • Mathematicians often visualize

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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deferential

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; regardful.

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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disrespect

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  • noun a disrespectful mental attitude

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broken

  • adjective physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
    • a broken mirror
    • a broken tooth
    • a broken leg
    • his neck is broken
  • verb terminate
    interrupt; break.
    • She interrupted her pregnancy
    • break a lucky streak
    • break the cycle of poverty

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respectful

  • adjective full of or exhibiting respect
    • respectful behavior
    • a respectful glance
  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; reverential.

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pharisee

  • noun a self-righteous or sanctimonious person
  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions

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ne_plus_ultra

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    flawlessness; perfection.

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matinee_idol

  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    idol.

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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whiteness

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    white.
  • noun the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
    sinlessness; purity; innocence; pureness.

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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give_in

  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    defer; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure
  • verb consent reluctantly
    knuckle under; succumb; yield; buckle under.

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laudatory

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praiseful; praising.
    • a laudatory remark

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kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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refinement

  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; polish; cultivation; finish.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
  • noun the result of improving something
    elaboration.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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venerating

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    reverential; respectful.
  • verb regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of
    fear; venerate; revere; reverence.
    • Fear God as your father
    • We venerate genius

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supreme_being

  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    God.

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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flawless

  • adjective satellite without a flaw
    unflawed.
    • a flawless gemstone

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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visualize

  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy
  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualise.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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divine

  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.

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commendable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    applaudable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence
  • adverb in an admirable manner
    admirably; laudably; praiseworthily.
    • the children's responses were admirably normal

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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hero_worshipper

  • noun someone who worships heroes
    hero worshiper.

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eulogise

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogize.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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religionism

  • noun exaggerated religious zealotry
  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religiousism; religiosity; pietism.

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flawed

  • adjective satellite having a blemish or flaw
    blemished.
    • a flawed diamond
    • an irregular pair of jeans
  • verb add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
    flaw; blemish.

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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cloistered

  • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
    cloistral; monastical; monastic; conventual.
  • verb surround with a cloister, as of a garden
    cloister.

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dedicated

  • adjective devoted to a cause or ideal or purpose
    • a dedicated dancer
    • dedicated teachers
    • dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"- A.Lincoln
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; consecrate; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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pietistic

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistical.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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commend

  • verb express approval of
  • verb present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
    • His paintings commend him to the artistic world

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consecrate

  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church
  • verb give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
    devote; commit; dedicate; give.
    • She committed herself to the work of God
    • give one's talents to a good cause
    • consecrate your life to the church

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brush

  • noun a dense growth of bushes
    thicket; coppice; brushwood; copse.
  • noun an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle

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church

  • noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
    Christian church.
  • noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship
    church building.
    • the church was empty

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rave

  • noun a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played
    • raves are very popular in Berlin
  • noun an extravagantly enthusiastic review
    • he gave it a rave

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

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civilize

  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; civilise; school; train; cultivate.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
  • verb raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
    civilise.
    • The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized

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laudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; praiseworthy.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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caring

  • noun a loving feeling
    lovingness.
  • verb feel concern or interest
    care.
    • I really care about my work
    • I don't care

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extoller

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    lauder; laudator.

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sanctimoniousness

  • noun the quality of being hypocritically devout
    sanctimony.

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betrothed

  • noun the person to whom you are engaged
  • verb give to in marriage
    plight; betroth; affiance; engage.

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puff_up

  • verb make larger or distend
    • The estimates were puffed up
  • verb to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
    puff; blow up; puff out.
    • puffed out chests

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idolization

  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    adoration; idolisation.
  • noun the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
    idolisation.

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regardful

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferent; deferential.

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submit

  • verb refer for judgment or consideration
    subject.
    • The lawyers submitted the material to the court
  • verb put before
    posit; state; put forward.
    • I submit to you that the accused is guilty

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devotional

  • noun a short religious service
  • adjective satellite relating to worship
    • a devotional exercise

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hallowed

  • adjective satellite worthy of religious veneration
    sacred.
    • the sacred name of Jesus
    • Jerusalem's hallowed soil
  • verb render holy by means of religious rites
    bless; consecrate; hallow; sanctify.

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cultivation

  • noun socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    • her cultivation was remarkable
  • noun (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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drool

  • noun pretentious or silly talk or writing
    taradiddle; boloney; humbug; bilgewater; tarradiddle; tosh; bosh; baloney; tommyrot; twaddle.
  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drivel; dribble; slobber.

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glorification

  • noun a state of high honor
    glory.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun a portrayal of something as ideal
    idealization; idealisation.
    • the idealization of rural life was very misleading

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beau_ideal

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    paragon; idol; perfection.

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advertize

  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; advertise; promote.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops
  • verb call attention to
    publicise; advertise; publicize.
    • Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS

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calf

  • noun young of domestic cattle
  • noun the muscular back part of the shank
    sura.

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look_up_to

  • verb feel admiration for
    admire.

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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complete

  • verb come or bring to a finish or an end; others finished in over 4 hours"
    finish.
    • He finished the dishes
    • She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree
    • The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours
  • verb bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements
    • A child would complete the family

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offer

  • noun the verbal act of offering
    offering.
    • a generous offer of assistance
  • noun something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    offering.
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

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taboo

  • noun a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
    tabu.
  • noun an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
    tabu.

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holier-than-thou

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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ensky

  • verb exalt to the skies; lift to the skies or to heaven with praise

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mastered

  • adjective satellite understood perfectly
    down; down pat.
    • had his algebra problems down
  • verb be or become completely proficient or skilled in
    master; get the hang.
    • She mastered Japanese in less than two years

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idealized

  • adjective satellite exalted to an ideal perfection or excellence
    idealised.
  • verb consider or render as ideal
    idealise; idealize.
    • She idealized her husband after his death

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respectfulness

  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    deference; respect.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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observe

  • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    notice; detect; find; discover.
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
  • verb make mention of
    note; mention; remark.
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

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sanctimony

  • noun the quality of being hypocritically devout
    sanctimoniousness.

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reverential

  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; respectful.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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guy

  • noun an informal term for a youth or man
    bozo; hombre; cat.
    • a nice guy
    • the guy's only doing it for some doll
  • noun an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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than

A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want.
Behold, a greater than Solomon is here. Matt. xii. 42.
Which when Beelzebub perceived, than whom, Satan except, none higher sat. Milton.
It's wiser being good than bad; It's safer being meek than fierce; It's fitter being sane than mad. R. Browning.

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thou

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thousand; grand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.

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congratulations

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    kudos; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    congratulation; felicitation.

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righteous

  • adjective characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
    • the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
  • adjective satellite morally justified
    • righteous indignation

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humbled

  • adjective satellite subdued or brought low in condition or status
    low; broken; crushed; humiliated.
    • brought low
    • a broken man
    • his broken spirit
  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    humble.
    • This experience will humble him

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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glory

  • noun a state of high honor
    glorification.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; resplendency.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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tolerate

  • verb put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    stomach; brook; support; put up; bear; abide; endure; stick out; suffer; digest; stand.
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • verb recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
    • We must tolerate the religions of others

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extolment

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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believer

  • noun a supporter who accepts something as true
    truster.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; worshipper.

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steady

  • noun a person loved by another person
    truelove; sweetheart; sweetie.
  • verb make steady
    becalm; calm.
    • steady yourself

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admire

  • verb feel admiration for
    look up to.
  • verb look at with admiration

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idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

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blemished

  • adjective marred by imperfections
  • verb mar or spoil the appearance of
    deface; blemish; disfigure.
    • scars defaced her cheeks
    • The vandals disfigured the statue

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brush_up

  • verb refresh one's memory
    review; refresh.
    • I reviewed the material before the test
  • verb bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
    polish up; polish; round; round off.
    • polish your social manners

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golden_calf

  • noun (Old Testament) an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses; it is now used to refer to anything worshipped undeservedly

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tune

  • noun a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    melodic phrase; air; melodic line; strain; melody; line.
    • she was humming an air from Beethoven
  • noun the property of producing accurately a note of a given pitch
    • he cannot sing in tune
    • the clarinet was out of tune

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ultra

  • adjective satellite (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    extremist; radical.
    • extremist political views
    • radical opinions on education
    • an ultra conservative

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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polish_up

  • verb bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
    polish; round; brush up; round off.
    • polish your social manners

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optimize

  • verb make optimal; get the most out of; use best
    optimise.
    • optimize your resources
  • verb modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
    optimise.
    • optimize a computer program

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defer

  • verb hold back to a later time
    prorogue; set back; remit; put off; put over; shelve; table; postpone; hold over.
    • let's postpone the exam
  • verb yield to another's wish or opinion
    give in; accede; submit; bow.
    • The government bowed to the military pressure

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canonise

  • verb treat as a sacred person
    canonize.
    • He canonizes women
  • verb declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    canonize; saint.
    • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized

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deferent

  • adjective satellite showing deference
    deferential; regardful.

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worshiper

  • noun someone who admires too much to recognize faults
    worshipper.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshipper; believer.

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corrupted

  • adjective satellite containing errors or alterations
    corrupt.
    • a corrupt text
    • spoke a corrupted version of the language
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    pervert; debase; profane; misdirect; subvert; debauch; deprave; vitiate; corrupt; demoralise; demoralize.
    • debauch the young people with wine and women
    • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
    • Do school counselors subvert young children?
    • corrupt the morals

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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give

  • noun the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
    spring; springiness.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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god

  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.
  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.

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matinee

  • noun a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)

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honey

  • noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; dearest; love; beloved.

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applaudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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refine

  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune.
    • refine one's style of writing
  • verb make more complex, intricate, or richer
    rarify; elaborate; complicate.
    • refine a design or pattern

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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lord

  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.

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cultivate

  • verb foster the growth of
  • verb prepare for crops
    work; crop.
    • Work the soil
    • cultivate the land

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idolize

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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pharisaical

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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slobber

  • noun saliva spilling from the mouth
    drool; drivel; dribble.
  • verb let saliva drivel from the mouth
    slabber; drivel; slaver; drool; dribble.
    • The baby drooled

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hone

  • noun a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  • verb sharpen with a hone
    • hone a knife

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praising

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praiseful; laudatory.
    • a laudatory remark
  • verb express approval of
    praise.
    • The parents praised their children for their academic performance

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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lauder

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; laudator.
  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Harry Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.

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civilise

  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
  • verb raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
    civilize.
    • The wild child found wandering in the forest was gradually civilized

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sanctimonious

  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical; pietistical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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canonize

  • verb declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    canonise; saint.
    • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized
  • verb treat as a sacred person
    canonise.
    • He canonizes women

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eulogize

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogise.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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awed

  • adjective satellite inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
    awful.
    • awed by the silence
    • awful worshippers with bowed heads
  • verb inspire awe in
    awe.
    • The famous professor awed the undergraduates

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ne

  • noun a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts
    atomic number 10; neon.
  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    northeast; northeastward; nor'-east.

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abide_by

  • verb act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    follow; comply.
    • He complied with my instructions
    • You must comply or else!
    • Follow these simple rules
    • abide by the rules
  • verb show respect towards
    respect; observe; honor; honour.
    • honor your parents!

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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exaltation

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; ecstasy; raptus; transport.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence

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deference

  • noun a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
    respect.
    • his deference to her wishes was very flattering
    • be sure to give my respects to the dean
  • noun courteous regard for people's feelings
    respect; respectfulness.
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy

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prise

  • verb to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    lever; jimmy; pry; prize.
    • The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail
  • verb make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
    pry.
    • They pried the information out of him

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deification

  • noun the condition of being treated like a god
  • noun an embodiment of the qualities of a god
    • the capitalists' deification of capital

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crack_up

  • verb suffer a nervous breakdown
    crock up; break up; collapse; crack.
  • verb rhapsodize about

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fare

  • noun an agenda of things to do
    menu.
    • they worked rapidly down the menu of reports
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
    transportation.

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hero-worship

  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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finish

  • noun a decorative texture or appearance of a surface (or the substance that gives it that appearance)
    finishing; coating.
    • the boat had a metallic finish
    • he applied a coat of a clear finish
    • when the finish is too thin it is difficult to apply evenly
  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    last; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season

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co-star

  • noun one of two actors who are given equal status as stars in a play or film
  • verb feature as the co-star in a performance

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congratulate

  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    compliment.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • verb express congratulations
    felicitate.

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applaud

  • verb clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    acclaim; spat; clap.
  • verb express approval of
    • I applaud your efforts

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venerator

  • noun someone who regards with deep respect or reverence

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slobber_over

  • verb envy without restraint
    drool over.

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praiseworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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veneration

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; awe; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    idolatry; cultism; devotion.

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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flawlessness

  • noun the state of being without a flaw or defect
    ne plus ultra; perfection.

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awe

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
    • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

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endearing

  • adjective satellite lovable especially in a childlike or naive way
    lovely; adorable.
  • verb make attractive or lovable
    endear.
    • This behavior endeared her to me

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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resplendence

  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendency; glory.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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consecrated

  • adjective solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose
    dedicated; consecrate.
    • a life consecrated to science
    • the consecrated chapel
    • a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II
  • verb appoint to a clerical posts
    ordinate; consecrate; ordain; order.
    • he was ordained in the Church

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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humiliated

  • adjective satellite subdued or brought low in condition or status
    low; broken; humbled; crushed.
    • brought low
    • a broken man
    • his broken spirit
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humble; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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proclaim

  • verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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train

  • noun public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
    railroad train.
    • express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction
  • noun a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding
    string.
    • a string of islands
    • train of mourners
    • a train of thought

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consummate

  • verb fulfill sexually
    • consummate a marriage
  • verb make perfect; bring to perfection

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clean

  • noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
    clean and jerk.
  • verb make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    make clean.
    • Clean the stove!
    • The dentist cleaned my teeth

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idealise

  • verb consider or render as ideal
    idealize.
    • She idealized her husband after his death
  • verb form ideals
    idealize.
    • Man has always idealized

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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idolisation

  • noun the act of admiring strongly
    idolization; adoration.
  • noun the act of worshiping blindly and to excess
    idolization.

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pietistical

  • adjective of or relating to Pietism
    pietistic.
    • the Pietistic movement
  • adjective satellite excessively or hypocritically pious
    pharisaic; self-righteous; sanctimonious; holier-than-thou; pietistic; pharisaical.
    • a sickening sanctimonious smile

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