Thesaurus / idealize
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We idealize in fancy because our idealizations in fact are balked.

But again, to idealize these possibilities would be foolish.

Antiquity was content to maintain the economic and social status quo or at least to idealize it and maintain it in an ideal form.

They idealize womanhood by renouncing the rewards of woman's destiny, accepting its pains.

The Vicar of ToursHonore de Balzac

It has become the fashion to idealize that old society as something better than our own.

Fortunately, for all his adoration, Herndon had no desire to idealize his hero.

LincolnNathaniel Wright Stephenson

In songs and in patriotic exercises, all their own, they idealize country life and the work of the mechanic.

The novel may deal wholly with an aristocracy, or wholly with another class, but it must idealize the nature it touches into art.

This fact has been disguised by the tendency of the old classic writers to idealize the Northern peoples.

Would we not be happier, we men and women, were we to idealize one another less?

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