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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of euhemerize.
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For example, Osiris was a god, but he was euhemerized by Plutarch.
Thus the whole past comes down euhemerized, cooked, and touched up.
Toltecs is merely an euhemerized myth, and they are as pure creations of the fancy as the giants and fairies of mediæval romance.
Thus Madoc ab Owain Gwynedd -- an obscure North Walian princeling whose only factual claim to bardic fame had been his nautical bent and eventual disappearance at sea -- was euhemerized by Tudor propagandists into the pre-Columbian discoverer of America.