glorifying


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glorify \Glo"ri*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glorified; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Glorifying.] [F. glorifier, L. glorificare; gloria
   glory + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]
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   1. To make glorious by bestowing glory upon; to confer honor
      and distinction upon; to elevate to power or happiness, or
      to celestial glory.
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            Jesus was not yet glorified.          --John vii.
                                                  39.
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   2. To make glorious in thought or with the heart, by
      ascribing glory to; to acknowledge the excellence of; to
      render homage to; to magnify in worship; to adore.
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            That we for thee may glorify the Lord. --Shak.
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   3. To make (something or someone) appear to be more
      important, splendid, or valuable than would normally be
      thought; as, to glorify every routine job by giving its
      performer the title "engineer"..
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