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glorified

mod. overblown; overhyped; phony. Why, this is just a glorified potato chip!
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People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors.
He wanted to glorify the leaders of forlorn hopes, the mad lovers, the giants that fought under stress and strain, amid terror and tragedy, making life crackle with the strength of their endeavor.
First of all she thinks of slipping out, before any one can suspect it, not knowing that Providence had brought her there to glorify God and to bring down punishment on the murderers.
The late Carleon Anthony, the poet, sang in his time of the domestic and social amenities of our age with a most felicitous versification, his object being, in his own words, "to glorify the result of six thousand years' evolution towards the refinement of thought, manners and feelings.
How can one praise and glorify a nation as a whole?
In the interval of this operation I took up the Bible and began to read; but my head was too much disturbed with the tobacco to bear reading, at least at that time; only, having opened the book casually, the first words that occurred to me were these, "Call on Me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify Me.
Mac, would be a drab and sordid one if we did not sometimes set the scene so as to glorify our results.
We remember that with remorse but rightly do not glorify it.
Warhorse author Michael Morpurgo, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and musician Brian Eno have all signed an open letter to David Cameron asking him not to glorify WW1.
According to Jewish tradition, the High Priest did not choose to glorify himself, nor was he glorified by public opinion.
Glorify and worship Steve Jobs, if you must, but for what he was and for what he was not.
It is a crime to glorify terrorism and so I will be calling on the PSNI to investigate what can be done about this calendar.
No doubt this is true, but I also believe that God has put a song in their hearts to glorify Him.
It is wrong to let anyone glorify or romanticise this kind of gang conflict.
Jesus told his followers that they were to be the light of the world, not light hid under a bushel, but a bright, shining light so that the world might notice and glorify God who is in heaven.