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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Exaltation to divine rank or stature; Deification. Also: Elevation to a preeminent or transcendent position; Glorification (plural)

Usage examples (21)
  • Noun, : This poem is the apotheosis of lyric expression
  • In this way, the text convicts the opening perspectives as being "apotheoses" of "given relations" that those perspectives both imply, and yet cannot explicitly grasp.
  • They are the apotheoses of their own temperaments.
  • The Greeks and Romans augment the number of their gods by their apotheoses. for more
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