Synonyms of lionize in English:

lionize


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verb

1‘the band's leader has been lionized by the media’

SYNONYMS
celebrate, fete, glorify, honour, bestow honour on, exalt, acclaim, admire, commend, sing the praises of, sound the praises of, praise, extol, applaud, hail, make a fuss of, make a fuss over, make much of, cry up, venerate, eulogize, sing paeans to, reverence, pay homage to, pay tribute to, put on a pedestal, hero-worship, worship, idolize, adulate
aggrandize
rare laud, panegyrize
ANTONYMS

vilify