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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lionize.

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Examples

  • The Liberals have now lost virtually all of the momentum they had built up since Ignatieff took over as leader, and as some wag had it, he's gone from being "lionized" to "Dionized."

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • So -- staying out of the question of who's 'better' -- the, ahem, typically "lionized" blogger is very much an apple compared to Broder's fruitcake.

    Ceci nest pas une paranoia - Swampland - TIME.com

  • The Liberals have now lost virtually all of the momentum they had built up since Ignatieff took over as leader, and as some wag had it, he's gone from being "lionized" to "Dionized."

    Public intellectuals

  • When I read about all the so-called progressives lionizing someone who in a fit of juvenile irrationality assaults our president, I remember how Saddam's son Uday 'lionized' a young man back in 2000, according Saddam's executioner, by having the young man taken to the Uday Huessin's private zoo and put into the lion's cage.

    Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago

  • And then we will get lionized, which is the most dangerous time of all.”

    State of fear

  • The New York Times "lionized" (p. 100) now disgraced former Durham County, North Carolina District Attorney Michael B. Nifong, the persecutor of the members of the 2005-2006

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  • Webber traveled from London to Jamaica where he was "lionized" by the members of the Legislature.

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  • Webber traveled from London to Jamaica where he was "lionized" by the members of the Legislature.

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  • He's been "lionized" by Wendell Berry and Howard's 1940 _An Agricultural Testament_ has been "absorbed" by readers of Rodale's _Organic Gardening and Farming_.

    Bitch | Lab

  • Lincoln is lionized not because he saved self-government, but primarily because he sanctified and vastly extended Leviathan.

    February « 2009 « Antiwar.com Blog

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  • I personally enjoy being lionized. It just doesn't seem to happen enough though.

    February 28, 2008

  • I'm just wondering exactly how it's done. I certainly wouldn't mind being tigerized, either. Or jaguarized, for that matter.

    February 28, 2008