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[n] the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
[n] model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

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\Ap`o*the"o*sis\ (?; 277), n. pl. {Apotheoses}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to deify; ? from + ? to deify, ? a god.]
1. The act of elevating a mortal to the rank of, and placing him among, ``the gods;'' deification.
2. Glorification; exaltation. ``The apotheosis of chivalry.'' --Prescott. ``The noisy apotheosis of liberty and machinery.'' --F. Harrison.

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