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adjective as in deific

adjective as in memorial

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We all participate daily in this shaming of the exiles and deifying of the leaders.

Moreover, this idealizing impulse may also create new cults, by deifying heroes who were originally conceived as human.

Manichism, deifying the antithesis of matter, takes the path of ascetic suppression of the body.

Deifying the mighty dead is one of the teachings of Shintism.

The Christians were the only people (apart from the Jews) who openly denounced the folly of worshipping and deifying Emperors.

He took a body and soul like ours, thus ennobling and deifying, so to speak, our human nature.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deifying, such as: godlike, godly, heavenly, holy, religious, and reverent.

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