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glorify

verb adore, aggrandize, apotheosize, beatify, bless, brighten, canonize, celebrate, deify, elevate, enshrine, enthrone, exalt, extol, glamorize, honor, idolize, immortalize, laud, magnify, make illustrious, overestimate, panegyrize, praise highly, raise, recommend, regard, revere, uplift, venerate
See also: advance, belaud, compound, elevate, honor, magnify, overestimate, raise, recommend, regard
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If condemned for glorifying terrorism, Dieudonne could face up to seven years in jail and 5,000 euro ($5,868) in fine.
He said the demonstrators marched from Firdous Square to Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, where they had gathered there and shouted slogans glorifying the occasion before being disperse ending off the demonstration.
Colin Moses, national chairman of the Prison Officers' Association, said: "We should not be glorifying this type of behaviour.
But Rockstar, which also created the controversial Grand Theft Auto series, denied it was glorifying bullying and said: "Games shouldn't be judged by their titles or individual scenes.
Shadow attorney general Dominic Grieve said there was undoubtedly a need to outlaw groups "who are regularly glorifying acts of terrorism happening around the world".
But just as a great many anti-war movies end up glorifying blood lust, Niccol's movie works at cross purposes with itself as it asks its audience to revel in the exploits of its amoral arms dealer, a man who has ``done business with every army but the Salvation Army.
When will we stop demonizing (suicidal) and glorifying (overcoming hopeless odds) our youth and accept them as ordinary adolescents?
We are not glorifying or honouring what the Nazis did in any way.
High drama unfolds--alcoholism, sexual betrayal and even murder--on her road to stardom, until she questions whether her career path is glorifying God.
He was returning for another look at this gore-fest of a movie that certainly cannot be accused of glorifying violence.
But in a larger sense, players who pray on the playgrounds should realize that they aren't glorifying God when they kneel in the end zone or cross themselves in the batter's box.
It has long been recognized that the richly decorated facades of the church of San Marco serve an ideological agenda, celebrating the power and wealth of Venice and glorifying her relationship to her protector, St.