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English verb: beatify

1. beatify (emotion) fill with sublime emotion


SamplesThe children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies.
He was inebriated by his phenomenal success.


Synonymsexalt, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, tickle pink


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift

2. beatify (emotion) make blessedly happy


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift

3. beatify (communication) declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood


SamplesOn Sunday, the martyr will be beatified by the Vatican.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)adjudge, declare, hold









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