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  • v. Alternative spelling of mythologize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See mythologize, mythologizer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make into a myth
  • v. construct a myth

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Examples

  • But it remains an oddly undramatic evening that, in strenuously seeking to mythologise Luke, undercuts his defiant humanity and simply makes him a rebel without a pause.

    Cool Hand Luke – review

  • TV nostalgists tend to mythologise Saturday night entertainment of yesteryear.

    Watch this at the weekend

  • We realise that we had best not mythologise our heroes until they have passed out of memory, into the unreality of history.

    The Epic and the Past

  • But to suggest no evidence that Abu Qatada represents a threat has ever been put forward, that his human rights have simply been ignored or dismissed by judges, and that the Lords ruling is motivated by racism against a wholly traduced, harmless man, is not only laughable - to drag human rights concern down to the level of smears, to demonise the courts and to mythologise Abu Qatada in this way is a disgrace.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The aim of this course is to de-mythologise, de-mystify, and deconstruct the dominant policy, media, and academic discourses about terrorism.

    Terror in academia

  • The Left used to mythologise ‘the workers’ in this way.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Mr Taylor said that Eton-educated Orwell often tried to reinvent himself and "mythologise his life".

    Writer discovers 'first Orwell film'

  • When we transport ourselves in fancy to patriarchal epochs and Arcadian scenes, we can well feel the inevitable tendency of the mind to mythologise and give its myths a more and more dramatic character.

    The Life of Reason

  • I think we've a tendency to mythologise the album and the printed picture.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • 'Bob Dylan's Dream', which steals the melody of 'Lady Franklin's Lament' to mythologise his time in the Minneapolis folk scene, touches the heart with its tragic apprehensions of mortality and flying time.

    Expecting Rain

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