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Definitions for glamorize
ˈglæm əˌraɪzglam·or·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. romanticize, romanticise, glamorize, glamouriseverb

    interpret romantically

    "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"

  2. glamorize, glamourise, glamourize, glamoriseverb

    make glamorous and attractive

    "This new wallpaper really glamorizes the living room!"


  1. glamorizeverb

    To make or give the appearance of being glamorous.

  2. glamorizeverb

    To glorify; to romanticize.

    Some movies sometimes glamorize criminal activity by making crimninals seem cool.


  1. glamorize

    To glamorize is to depict something or someone as more attractive, exciting or appealing than it really is, often by presenting a distorted or misleading perception. This can be done in various forms like advertising, media, movies, literature, etc. It often involves adding charm, gloss or romantic allure to make something look more desirable or idealistic.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glamorize in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glamorize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of glamorize in a Sentence

  1. Nur Jazlan:

    I think the Paris situation can also be transplanted here, in Southeast Asia, where we also have fertile ground for recruitment of such operatives who will receive directives from Syria to carry out attacks, such attacks, they hope, will glamorize terrorism and therefore attract more people to join their cause.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    Donald Trump don't want kids at a young age exposed to lyrics that somehow glamorize a lifestyle that's art, it's not reality, so one of the issues with the'90s hip hop music is that it had lyrics that were offensive. What it actually was were people who were living in those circumstances expressing what their life was like. In the West Coast case, for example, in South Central L.A. And so it gave insight into the lives that they were living.

  3. Jeffry Wright:

    I don’t think there is an attempt to glamorize gun violence on the show in any respect, the violence that we visit in the show is not judged to be a good thing. It’s judged to be an aberration and I think we – the characters who are on the moral side of the equation – view it that way. I don’t see that there’s any purpose in glamorizing gun violence.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. witless
    • B. handsome
    • C. disjointed
    • D. aligned

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