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Canonise

verb
1.
Treat as a sacred person.  Synonym: canonize.
2.
Declare (a dead person) to be a saint.  Synonyms: canonize, saint.






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"Canonise" Quotes from Famous Books



... so very subtle after all. Pick out a vice or a deformity. Do not trouble to acquaint yourself too intimately with the history of morals in the past, but boldly canonise your vice or your deformity with ritual of epigram and paradox. Proclaim loudly and eloquently that this is your faith, and give it a pathetic aspect by dwelling tenderly upon any trouble which it ...
— Among Famous Books • John Kelman



Words linked to "Canonise" :   glorify, canonize, faith, proclaim, organized religion, adjudge, religion, hold, laud, exalt, extol, canon, declare, canonisation



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