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glorified

Made to seem more important or special than something actually is. They might have given Samantha a fancy new title, but she's just a glorified manager, really.

glorified

mod. overblown; overhyped; phony. Why, this is just a glorified potato chip!
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'' Respected journalists are reduced to two glorified ticket sellers
Judge Paul Sloan QC told him: "These were links to extremist Islamic videos, Isis inspired videos which glorified terrorism and were intended to encourage acts of terrorism.
The priestly prayer of Jesus begins, "Father, the hour has come." We may rephrase it, "Father, the time has come." This time is the time for Jesus to be glorified. To glorify Jesus is to give him the highest honor and respect.
There are many terrible experiences of suffering in our world--experiences that cannot and should not be glorified. Still, Hebrews tells us that Christ learned from, and by implication, was glorified by his suffering (5:8-10).
Jobs has been glorified for being highly attached to his family.
"Their plan seems to involve little more than turning post offices into glorified internet cafs.
These stand for the Latin words "in omnibus glorificetur Deus" or in English, "so that in all things God may be glorified".
$6.50; Lord, Be Glorified: Timeless Hymns in Classical Settings, arranged by Marilyn Reimer.
'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.
War is not to be glorified, or to be used as a propaganda "Mission Accomplished" prop.
NEW girl duo Mania have given Pop Idol winner Michelle McManus a roasting -branding her a glorified karaoke singer.
The type of Christianity that includes speaking in tongues, being slain in the Spirit, and singing and dancing during the service is glorified. Much loving attention is paid to the details of the characters' physical appearances, modes of dress, and home decorating tastes.
What was glorified as the independence war of the Arab nation in the famous movie was nothing more than the installation of the most backward minds into the command of one of the most unfortunate peoples of the world, not to mention the oil that they really were after.
To observe the birds in action, Yanega developed what he calls a "glorified fish tank" that keeps the birds in camera range as they hunt airborne fruit flies.