mythicize

Definitions of mythicize
  1. verb
    make into a myth
    “The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66”
    synonyms: mythicise, mythologise, mythologize
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    Antonyms:
    demythologise, demythologize
    remove the mythical element from (writings)
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  2. verb
    interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology
    mythicize the ancient stories”
    synonyms: mythicise
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    type of:
    construe, interpret, see
    make sense of; assign a meaning to
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