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noun (apotheoses)
  1. glorification, sometimes to a divine level; deification; crediting a person with god-like power.
  2. A glorify, glorified example, the apex of perfection.
The restaurant sought to be the of the regional cuisine.
  1. (mythology) Becoming a deity.
In mythology many heroes underwent to become gods.
  1. (greekmyth) Specifically the event where Hercules became a deity and ascended to Mt. Olympos.
Translations: 
  • German: Vergí¶tterung
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Etymology: From Ancient Greek (polytonic, á), from verb (polytonic, á) "deify" (factitive verb formed from "God" with intensive prefix (polytonic, á)-)


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