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dignify

US [ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪ]
  • v.使有尊严;使崇高;使显贵;使增辉
  • Web使高贵;使有威严;使尊贵
Past Tense:dignified  Present Participle:dignifying  Simple Present:dignifies  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
使有尊严;使崇高;使显贵;使增辉to make sb/sth seem impressive
The mayor was there to dignify the celebrations.
市长的光临为庆祝活动增辉。
2.
~ sth
使显得堂皇;抬高…的身价;美化to make sth appear important when it is not really
I'm not going to dignify his comments by reacting to them.
我才不会理睬他的评论以抬高其身价呢。

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