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Every passion and nearly every vice was the object of a monstrous deification.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
Gratitude and admiration tended to the deification of departed heroes and other eminent persons.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
Into practical pantheism, and into the deification of human reason it does run.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
As it was, the deification of the ruler had to provide the nexus, as in Alexanders empire.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The Syncism of gods or the deification of rulers, those are the only ways of amalgamating peoples.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Sanctification here becomes deification for every participant in the sacrifice.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
In order to test the extent of his "deification," Alamgir sent him a piece of a cow's tail wrapped in rich stuffs and coverings.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
He finds traces of this animism in the worship of the dead, the deification of the kings, and the adoration of animals.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
The philosopher of the Superman adroitly filled the vacancy by the deification of Man.
MODERNITIESHORACE BARNETT SAMUEL
The deification of heroes changed into the canonization of saints.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IV.THOMAS PAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO DEIFICATION

  • admiration
  • adoration
  • apotheosis
  • approbation
  • approval
  • awe
  • bow
  • deference
  • deification
  • devotion
  • devoutness
  • esteem
  • fealty
  • fear
  • genuflection
  • high esteem
  • homage
  • honor
  • love
  • loyalty
  • obeisance
  • obsequiousness
  • piety
  • praise
  • prostration
  • religiousness
  • respect
  • veneration
  • worship
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