You idealize her, and are proud of her; and she is worthy of it all.
But again, to idealize these possibilities would be foolish.
If you cannot realize your Ideal, you can at least idealize your Real.
You must not expect fine things of me; you must not idealize me.
Can you look at me, he asked, putting his hand on hers—can you look at me and think that I could idealize you?