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synonyms for canonize

  • beatify
  • consecrate
  • apotheosize
  • bless
  • dedicate
  • deify
  • glorify
  • love
  • saint
  • worship
  • besaint
  • idolatrize
  • put on a pedestal
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antonyms for canonize

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  • condemn
  • degrade
  • dishonor
  • hate
  • lower
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How to use canonize in a sentence

According to this text, Petros, a noblewoman later canonized as a saint, married a general and became pregnant three times.
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It was he who prevailed upon the Pope to canonize Archbishop Anselm.
THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CANTERBURY [2ND ED.].HARTLEY WITHERS
Not satisfied with three Gods, they must canonize and deify men and make saints and demi-gods.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: WAS HE A CHRISTIAN?JOHN B. REMSBURG
Annyway, I'll give um full absolution, so that death can't hurt um sariously, an' I'll canonize him as a martyr.
HUMOROUS MASTERPIECES FROM AMERICAN LITERATUREVARIOUS
We were almost ready, in our thankfulness and joy, to canonize the ship and crew, and cut her up into snuffboxes and toothpicks.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 110, DECEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
But this could hardly be, for the king would not canonize himself, and it is he who will name them when founding them.
THE CORRESPONDENCE OF MADAME, PRINCESS PALATINE, MOTHER OF THE REGENT; OF MARIE-ADLADE DE SAVOIE, DUCHESSE DE BOURGOGNE; AND OF MADAME DE MAINTENON, IN RELATION TO SAINT-CYRCHARLOTTE-ELISABETH, DUCHESSE D ORLANS; MARIE ADELAIDE, OF SAVOY, DUCHESS OF BURGUNDY; AND MADAME DE MAINTENON
Six several attempts were made, at various times, to canonize Capistrano, but the fates were against it.
A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF THE MIDDLE AGES; VOLUME IIHENRY CHARLES LEA
The general council of Christians alone has the authority to canonize anyone or to order anyone to be adored as a saint.
A SOURCE BOOK FOR MEDIAEVAL HISTORYOLIVER J. THATCHER
There is no doubt that Shelley enthusiasts decried the father too much in their efforts to canonize the son.
THE RADICALISM OF SHELLEY AND ITS SOURCESDANIEL J. MACDONALD
How are we to reconcile this sacrilegious classification with the dogmas of the church, which canonize two blacks, viz.
A WORLD OF WONDERSVARIOUS
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