Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)

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Idolize (Page: 726)

I"dol*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Idolized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Idolizing (?).]

1. To make an idol of; to pay idolatrous worship to; as, to idolize the sacred bull in Egypt.

2. To love to excess; to love or reverence to adoration; as, to idolize gold, children, a hero.

Idolize (Page: 726)

I"dol*ize, v. i. To practice idolatry. [R.]

To idolize after the manner of Egypt. Fairbairn.