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glorified

mod. overblown; overhyped; phony. Why, this is just a glorified potato chip!
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And suddenly, from the mysterious and awful far-away world in which he had been living for the last twenty-two hours, Levin felt himself all in an instant borne back to the old every-day world, glorified though now, by such a radiance of happiness that he could not bear it.
God had delivered me, but I had not glorified Him - that is to say, I had not owned and been thankful for that as a deliverance; and how could I expect greater deliverance?
Such actions only serve to polarise and divide communities as well as having a hugely negative effect on the victims and the families of victims who were created by those who are being glorified.
I do feel the ECHO glorifies the wrong people sometimes and the notso wealthy people of this city who need to be glorified don't get a chance.
As we all know, the country is glorified by its artists, outstanding sportsmen, scientists.
Not only did the Dalai not condemn them, but he actually glorified these acts, which are against the national law and religious principles," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Hong Lei, said.
According to Jewish tradition, the High Priest did not choose to glorify himself, nor was he glorified by public opinion.
But such a man should not be glorified as one who changed the quality of the lives of the general populace nor alleviated the sufferings of millions.
You were caught up in that from a young age, but it is clear you glorified in it.
Have they actually got any power to stop me or are they just glorified cone-movers?
In that place of greatest darkness, we are shown what it means to let our light shine before the world so that God is glorified.
It was Peter in his Epistle who wrote, "if anyone speaks, let it be as from God, if anyone renders any service, let it be in the strength of God, so that God may be glorified in all things".
In the same vein, Lord Be Glorified effectively combines nine hymns ("Lord Be Glorified" and "Majesty" are more contemporary than the others) with beloved classical themes.
For example, in 20 years' time people might still feel that September 11 or July 7 were events that still ought not to be glorified.
Mainstream intellectuals tend to dismiss her as a writer of glorified pulp fiction and a pseudo-philosophical quack with an appeal for impressionable teens.