- v. present participle of deify.
“Besides, this carries with it the idea of deifying money, the mystique of money, the idea of resolving matters through luck and not through work.”
“As far a "deifying" the flag, the banner has been used as a countries 'symbol for unity ever since they started using them to tell people apart.”
“Her comments about his foibles were meant to prevent "deifying" her husband, she says: "He's a gifted man -- one of the most brilliant politicians you'll see in this lifetime -- but in the end, he's just a man.”
“To them, "conservative" means deifying Sarah Palin, supporting birthers, protesting ad nauseum holding handwritten signs & speaking with stunningly bad grammar & spelling, parroting "entertainers" who equate communism wih Naziism with socialism with fascism with Marxism with terrorism with all who disagree with them on one or many topics, and condoning hate against gays & lesbians, immigrants (legal & illegal), non-whites/racial minorities, reproductive freedom, and all who are not evangelical/protestant Christians.”
“The spectacle of a backwater state and nation, proudly propping up its weapons and military whilst languishing in pre-modern conditions and deifying its national leaders so as to maintain a totalitarian society is not just a joke.”
“He disdains the communal gushing and deifying, "the fetishistic veneration," while nurturing a private, though complicated, affection.”
“Maybe we could clean things up if we stopped deifying the plastic fantastic Portland legal crowd and started talking to people with "on the ground" experience of good old boy abuse.”
“It provides a telling (if mundane) example of how in our persistently racist politics, all roads - even "progressive" ones - always seem to lead back to deifying white privilege.”
“Sirota, after attributing my work to different publication than the one in which it appeared, blockquoted three sentences from my 5,000 word piece to accuse me of "deifying white privilege," all the while refusing to name me as the author of the piece.”
“This step backwards for women was nevertheless charged with political purpose, reminiscent of the deifying campaigns for 'national motherhood' in fascist Germany and Italy. 65”
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