Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 09/03/15 Beatify

Beatify (verb)
beatify [bee-at-uh-fahy]


verb (used with object), beatified, beatifying.
1. to make blissfully happy.
2. Roman Catholic Church. to declare (a deceased person) to be among the blessed and thus entitled to specific religious honor.

Can be confused
beautify.

Origin: 1525-35; < Middle French beatifier < Late Latin beātificāre. See beatific

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