Apotheosis - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˌpɑːθiˈoʊsɪs|  American pronunciation of the word apotheosis
Brit.  |əˌpɒθɪˈəʊsɪs|  British pronunciation of the word apotheosis

noun

- model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal (syn: ideal, nonesuch, nonpareil, nonsuch, paragon, saint)
- the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god) (syn: deification, exaltation)

Examples

...the apotheosis of the picaresque novel...

The meeting developed into an apotheosis of the Marquis.

Here all is spotless grace, etherial delicacy, the very apotheosis of womanhood.

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