It is not clear, then, how they can 'deify' classes of things, if they have no notion of deity.
The nincompoop can always be counted on to deify the commonplace.
It did not conquer, but I may not deify that it restrained my ardour.
Every one was prepared to deify him, and he received this homage with pleasure.
There are men even now who would outrage virtue, and deify the crime.
His choices free or fetter, elevate or debase, deify or demonize his humanity.
We deify the garments associated with that all-supreme moment.
You deify the sun and the moon, which the Greeks take to be Apollo and Diana.
If you did not deify one as well as the other, what will become of Ino?
It takes a thoroughly selfish age, like our own, to deify self-sacrifice.