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idealize
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The House of Mirth
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  • There was in Lily a vein of sentiment, perhaps transmitted from this source, which gave an idealizing touch to her most prosaic purposes.

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  • as idealized and romanticized as a Disney cartoon
  • ...we idealize youth and sexiness but recoil if our young want to be sexy.
    Belinda Luscombe  --  Time, 2008, The Truth About Teen Girls  --  http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1840556,00.html(retrieved 11/03/09)

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