Translation of lionize in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈlaɪəˌnaɪz/ /ˈlʌɪənʌɪz/

transitive verb

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    tratar como a un personaje
    • Nehru eulogized him and lionized him as a great secularist and anti-feudal.
    • Nevertheless, he is a flamboyant showman, fond of electric blue suits, who once turned up on a motorbike to wild applause at the Cannes festival, where he is lionised.
    • He gets an evening devoted to lionizing him Thursday night by a group that considers itself progressive.
    • Yet when some bozo on a talk show confesses to an addiction or a perversion in front of millions of viewers, he's lionized as ‘courageous’ for speaking out.
    • I just never understand why he was lionized by some as ‘an incredibly talented yarn-spinner.’
    • When his early results seemed to find positive effects for school integration, he was lionized by the profession.
    • People will lionize you as the Voice of a Generation.
    • So we can dwell on his failings, or we can lionize him.
    • His audience is polarised, either denouncing him as a fraud or lionising him as some kind of spiritual leader.
    • Sometimes it comes to you, but at Leeds (where he was lionised by supporters) it got a bit silly towards the end.
    • He is lionised in Europe but expects his latest film to open in 10 times as many cinemas in France than in Britain.
    • He has magic feet but those who lament rather than lionise him say that he is a hostage to tragic attitude.
    • But he succeeds notably in sustaining enthusiasm across 751 pages, taking a wise and soulful man who was inept at courting popular opinion and lionizing him.
    • The first show lionized him as part of photography's distinguished history; critics consistently viewed him as the most modern of the old guard.
    • In 1778, after an absence of 28 years, he made a triumphal return to Paris, where he was lionized for four months in a way few writers can ever have experienced.
    • He was lionized by aristocratic and literary London, survived a hectic love affair with Lady Caroline Lamb, and became the constant companion of Augusta.
    • During a visit to Britain in 1886 he was lionized with genuine enthusiasm and affection.
    • The chilling thing is that he and those who lionize him seem to want his predictions to come true.
    • But she is lionised by her mother as a juvenile intellectual.
    • He was lionised in fashionable and clever society.