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How to Pronounce deify?

Correct pronunciation for the word "deify" is [dˈe͡ɪfa͡ɪ], [dˈe‍ɪfa‍ɪ], [d_ˈeɪ_f_aɪ].

What are the misspellings for deify?

"Deify" in context

Deify is the act of elevating a human or nonhuman entity to become equal with, or greater than, a god. This could be through prayer, worship, veneration, sacrifice, or other means of acknowledging the divinity of the entity. Throughout history, many cultures have deified various people, animals, and objects in an attempt to explain the mysteries of the natural world, particularly in times of need or distress. Typically, those deified were believed to possess great power and authority, capable of interceding on behalf of humans in order to make things happen.

What are similar-sounding words for deify?

Usage over time for deify:

This graph shows how "deify" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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