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  • v  consider or render as ideal
    She idealized her husband after his death
  • v  form ideals
    Man has always idealized

  • Like steak-house owners trying to raise vegetarians, we idealize youth and sexiness but recoil if our young want to be sexy.
  • It's a stand-in for what we idealize and desire yet fear and lack, for what we covet, crave, spurn, chase or follow.
  • Moreover, he constantly achieves, with no sacrifice of conscientious sincerity, that compromise between a love of realism and the tendency to idealize which is one of the most .

  • Taylor Hackford in Washington Post
    I think when you're young you tend to idealize the love relationship,the 65-year-old director says. "You're looking for the perfect combination. Unfortunately, I don't think that happens."
  • Dmitry Medvedev in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    We capitalized on the Soviet opportunities for too long. At a certain point they came to an end. We have lost the previous Soviet [sports] school, and we don't need to idealize it. It simply doesn't exist anymore,Medvedev said. "And yet we...
  • Ian Tyson in Winnipeg Sun
    A lot of (other songwriters) idealize it, and I don't -- that's the difference,says Tyson, a multiple Juno winner and an inductee into both the Order of Canada and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. "A lot of the stuff you hear at...

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