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mythologize

verb [I or T] mainly US (UK usually mythologise)     /mɪˈθɒl.ə.dʒaɪz/ US  /mɪˈθɑː.lə-/
to create a false picture of a situation : People tend to mythologize (about) their youth /the past.Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of mythologize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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