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which one of these os wrong use of the word deify?

She deified tradition to becme the first black tennis player......

Jerry teases Carey about deifying his name by carvingit on trees.....

since she passed the test set by the gods, she was deified...

some parent seem to deify their children, regarding them as models of perfection

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asked by kayla
  1. The first sentence needs the word defied, past tense of defy.

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    posted by GuruBlue
  2. the first sentence does use the word defied???

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    posted by kayla
  3. Please look carefully at your first sentence. I see D E I F I E D.

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. oh ok...but how come the thrid sentence is still ok?

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    posted by kayla
  5. since she passed the test set by the gods, she was deified...

    Check this definition of deify.

    deΒ·iΒ·fy /ˈdiΙ™ΛŒfaΙͺ/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[dee-uh-fahy] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation
    –verb (used with object), -fied, -fyΒ·ing. 1. to make a god of; exalt to the rank of a deity; personify as a deity: to deify a beloved king.
    2. to adore or regard as a deity: to deify wealth.

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    posted by Ms. Sue

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