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1. beatify

verb. ['biːˈætəˌfaɪ'] declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood.

Synonyms

  • declare
  • hold

Antonyms

  • lower
  • fearlessness
  • fall

Etymology

  • beatificare (Latin)
  • beatifier (French)
  • beatifico (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Beatify

  • stratify
  • gratify
  • ratify

Example sentences of the word beatify


1. Verb, base form
Citrus trees not only beatify a landscape, year after year, they bestow delicious fruit.

2. beatify

verb. ['biːˈætəˌfaɪ'] fill with sublime emotion.

Synonyms

  • elate
  • inebriate
  • lift up
  • intoxicate
  • thrill
  • uplift
  • pick up
  • exalt
  • tickle pink

Antonyms

  • discourage
  • deny
  • desecrate
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • beatificare (Latin)
  • beatifier (French)
  • beatifico (Latin)

3. beatify

verb. ['biːˈætəˌfaɪ'] make blessedly happy.

Synonyms

  • lift up
  • intoxicate
  • uplift
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • deteriorate
  • worsen
  • sell
  • criticize

Etymology

  • beatificare (Latin)
  • beatifier (French)
  • beatifico (Latin)
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