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idealize
used in The House of Mirth

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Definition to think of or portray as ideal (perfect)
  • There was in Lily a vein of sentiment, perhaps transmitted from this source, which gave an idealizing touch to her most prosaic purposes.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 (71% in)

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