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apotheosis
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
model of excellence; or best point in one's development

or more rarely:

to glorify or idealize; or to elevate a person to the status of a god
  • So etherealised by spirit as he was, and so apotheosised by worshipping admirers, did his footsteps, in the procession, really tread upon the dust of earth?
    Chapter 23 — The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (31% in)

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