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apotheosis

noun [C usually singular] uk   /əˌpɒθ.iˈəʊ.sɪs/ us    /-ˌpɑː.θiˈoʊ-/ (plural apotheoses   /-siːz/   ) formal
the best or most extreme example of something: Most people agree that her acting career achieved its apotheosis in this movie. Bad taste in clothes reached its apotheosis in the 1970s. the apotheosis of sb the act of making someone into a god: the apotheosis of the Emperor Trajan
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