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ennoble

verb a higher position, adorn, advance, aggrandize, bestow honor upon, boost, build up, canonize, confer an honor, consecrate, deify, dignify, distinguish, erect, exalt, glorify, grace, heighten, hold aloft, honor, knight, lift, lionize, look up to, magnify, praise, promote, prop, put on a pedestal, raise, sanctify, uplift
See also: advance, honor, raise
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says: "My father once said, 'Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it.
The laws should "provide the indispensable quality which raises and ennobles the human person," the 76-year-old said.
The central double-height reading room is lined in strips of black American walnut, a dark, sensuous timber which unifies and ennobles the space.
Who has the piety to reach above to where it ennobles one, to where
In November 1997, for example, he stated: "Faith in Christ ennobles man, inspires his creativity and leads him to express God's inexhaustible beauty in works of incomparable artistic value.
Rationalizing this gross callousness in the face of so much misery depends heavily on the obscene religious doctrine that suffering ennobles and humbles the unworthy soul before God.
Transport buildings are again becoming ports and stations in the best senses of the words: efficient places where the drama of moving from one mode of transport to another is celebrated in a way that ennobles the experience.