idolizing (part of speech: verb)
worshiping (part of speech: verb)
worshipful (part of speech: adjective)
- The witty Rosalind declares to Orlando, in her bantering way, that there is a man haunts the forest, that abuses our young plants with carving 'Rosalind' on their barks; hangs odes upon hawthorns and elegies on brambles, all, forsooth, deifying the name of Rosalind ... - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
- Subsequently the emperors assumed it during their own lifetimes, thus deifying themselves. - "The Hindu-Arabic Numerals", David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski.
- Catholicism is precisely that power that combats with success against the deifying of men. - "The Progressionists, and Angela.", Conrad von Bolanden.