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synonyms for lionize

  • eulogize
  • glorify
  • idolize
  • acclaim
  • adulate
  • aggrandize
  • exalt
  • hero-worship
  • honor
  • immortalize
  • praise
  • worship
  • roll out the red carpet
  • show respect
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antonyms for lionize

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  • condemn
  • criticize
  • censure
  • debase
  • denounce
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • disrespect
  • reproach
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How to use lionize in a sentence

While Musk was being lionized, Gebru was dealing with humiliation and harassment.
INSIDE THE FIGHT TO RECLAIM AI FROM BIG TECH’S CONTROLKAREN HAOJUNE 14, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Official versions of the state’s history and popular culture instead lionized the Texas Rangers, the paramilitary police force that used deadly violence and intimidation to subordinate people of color.
THE BRIGHT SIDE OF A BAD TEXAS HISTORY BILL? IT’S TOO LATE TO WHITEWASH THE PAST.JOHN GONZÁLEZ, BENJAMIN JOHNSONJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Chauvin was lionized in some quarters and, even as Floyd lay in his grave, defense attorneys put the victim on trial.
DEREK CHAUVIN’S GUILTY AND SO IS THE WHOLE DAMN SYSTEMGOLDIE TAYLORAPRIL 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
It’s just one more example of the way so-called “blank check companies” are revolutionizing industries, although some wonder if such financial maneuvers are ignoring actual value by lionizing business leaders and selling tulips to the foolish.
CAN YOU SPOT THE NEXT GAMESTOPS?SEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 5, 2021OZY
As we lionize folks, we just really need to take a harder look at what they actually stand for and who they actually are.
ANDREW CUOMO WAS A 'RESISTANCE' ICON. NOW THERE'S 'BLOOD IN THE WATER'CHARLOTTE ALTERMARCH 2, 2021TIME
I should like particularly to have you to lionize us there; and I don't fancy your running into danger.'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Lionized to death, as the English alone can lionize, Mr. Prescott never lost his modest self-possession.
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
The people at Sea-Acres felt the attraction and tried to lionize the dark, tall parson with the glowing, indifferent eyes.
AUGUST FIRSTMARY RAYMOND SHIPMAN ANDREWS AND ROY IRVING MURRAY
Then, when you have sacrificed to friendship sufficiently, you will lionize Miss Tresilyan?
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
Two women tried to lionize him, and he ran away and played with the children.
THE LION AND THE UNICORN AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
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