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  • n  the act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way)

  • People are not as uncomfortable as they ought to be about the glamorization of human hurt.
  • But misguided as all the glamorization may be, it is still a tribute to the galvanizing impact of Mehta's performances.
  • It has been able, at long last, to supersede the Hollywood glamorization of life.

  • Sean Gilbert in The Star-Ledger -
    He has a love and passion for it,Gilbert said. "It's benefiting something good. It's not for self-glamorization. It's not to be self-indulged. It's to open doors, so he can help somebody else have another opportunity in life."
  • John Walsh in Baltimore Sun
    The glamorization of thug life is pretty disgusting, and it probably cost Ricardo his life,said Walsh, a Washington resident. "The hope is that the museum has an impact on kids to say that there is a consequence for your actions."
  • John Ashcroft in Chicago Tribune
    I want to restrict a mass murderer's access to the public podium,Ashcroft said at the time. "I'm concerned about irresponsible glamorization of a culture of violence."

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