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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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But don't glorify dictatorship at the cost of democracy".
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.
For instance, the church did not accept his teaching on predestination--that salvation or damnation is known and decided by God before a person's birth--which, while meant to glorify God's grace, can make humans seem like puppets.
In the United States, thankfully, you can glorify terrorism every day.
It is very important we have the necessary powers in place to proscribe those organisations who do glorify acts of terror
Perhaps best of all, it does not glorify war nor romanticize armed conflict.
Kent emphasizes the "civic" nature of Cosimo's artistic patronage, which he supposedly used as a means to glorify the state in keeping with the city's conservative traditions.
In the midst of it all, and at much risk to himself (a timorous sort), Hobbes set down his verdict concerning the nature of man in such sentences as glorify at least the utterance of the condemnation.
There is a reason for that: films that glorify violence--that portray weapons as heroic--fuel a drive that goes back so many generations that it is indivisible from the dreams and desires of most humans.