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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to extoll)
a. glorificar
The minstrel glorified the deeds of his king.El juglar glorificó las hazañas de su rey.
b. ensalzar
Kristen glorified the virtue of reason in her speech to the class.Kristen ensalzó la virtud de la razón en su discurso a la clase.
2. (religious)
a. alabar
Ryan says he tries to make decisions that glorify God rather than pleasing people.Ryan dice que trata de tomar decisiones que alaben a Dios en lugar de complacer a las personas.
3. (to romanticize)
a. embellecer
This movie on war does not try to glorify it as so many others have.Esta película sobre la guerra no trata de embellecerla como tantas otras lo hacen.
b. enaltecer
Many popular songs glorify violence.Muchos temas musicales populares enaltecen la violencia.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (extoll, glamorize)
a. glorificar, ensalzar
2. (religion)
to glorify Godalabar a Dios
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glorify [ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪ]
transitive verb
(exalt) [+God] alabar; [+person] glorificar; [+war, deeds] embellecer
it's just a glorified boarding house es una simple pensión, aunque con pretensiones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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