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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The best and most perfect example of something. The best or highest point in someone's life or job.

Usage examples (34)
  • The city is in many ways a cultural feast, the very apotheosis of hybridity.
  • Syndicalism is described as the apotheosis of proletarian autonomy.
  • The Old Belvedere man departed the scene just a few days before what can be rightly termed the apotheosis of Irish rugby.
  • In the classic world, the word apotheosis was given to the ceremony that conferred the condition of gods upon a nation's heroes. for more
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