2. Verb. To treat someone as if they were a hero. ¹
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Definition of Heroize
1. to make heroic [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]
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Literary usage of Heroize
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Hellenic History by George Willis Botsford (1922)
"If a statesman succeeded, his glory was all the more splendid; the democracy was far more inclined than the earlier aristocracy to heroize its great men. ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"Our tendency is not | ly and familiar aspects, whether it be dee- '^heroize, but the reverse. We are slow cribed in words or exhibited in ..."
3. The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest; the by Upton Sinclair (1915)
"... the spell of long millenniums— To build with song again The broken hope of men— To hush and heroize the world, Beneath the flag of brotherhood unfurled. ..."
4. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... in that glory which they assume in the clear atmosphere of the Virginia mountains. Our informant had been reading an effort to heroize Washington by ..."
5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1904)
"... creating as they are bound to do in the minds of the young people, the genius of evil, causing the boy to heroize a "Diamond Dick", a "Jesse James", ..."