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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To revere as an ideal.
  • transitive v. To adulate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The worship of heroes, practised by ancient nations of antiquity; hence, reverence paid to heroes or great men, or to their memory.

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

  • v. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol

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