Translation of deify in Spanish:

deify

deificar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdeɪɪfʌɪ//ˈdiːɪfʌɪ//ˈdiəˌfaɪ/

transitive verb

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    deificar
    • The prophet Muhammad is not deified but is regarded as a human who was selected by God to spread the word to others through the Koran, Islam's holiest book.
    • He said that this proved that the temple was actually a burial site of a Thracian king, who was deified upon his death.
    • In the small communities of villages, all the forces of nature were deified and worshipped.
    • The Ain-i-Akbari and the Akbarnama chronicled and deified the emperor's rule.
    • Birds, rivers, trees, fish and animals were frequently deified; and they did not poison their gods.
    • By deifying the things we cherish most, we simply force them away from common understanding; more dangerously, we force them away from common scrutiny.
    • Um, there have, I confess, been efforts to deify Mary.
    • We deify these people like they can do special, extraordinary things, and they can't.
    • By this time, the practice of using a contour map of India to deify Bharat Mata had already gained popularity.
    • The tragic figure is deified by the public, who build a temple in his honour and hold him up as a national icon.
    • Though outlawed and rarely performed, the act is deemed to deify the perpetrator, blessing her family for seven generations after her death.
    • Others, even while expressing sympathy for her sufferings, find insufferable the attempt by some politicians to deify her.
    • Many natural processes were deified (once upon a time), as man had no explanation for them.
    • I know that we glamorize and deify the best and the worst humanity has to offer.
    • We have tried as hard as we can not to deify him, not to be too reverential and not to slip into easy sentiment.
    • But to deify Orwell, as many disciples were inclined to do, does him an injustice.
    • I think we must be the only culture in the world that actually recognises the value and virtue of money and has deified it in this form.
    • He died after a misunderstanding with his wife, but was deified and worshipped for many generations.
    • They said he was a child-killer and painted him like a criminal rather than deifying him as a hero fighting for their country.
    • A feature of these temples is the hundreds of statues of cross-legged tirthankaras or deified Jain teachers.