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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhagiographyhag‧i‧og‧ra‧phy /ˌhæɡiˈɒɡrəfi $ -ˈɑːɡ-/ noun (plural hagiographies) [countable, uncountable]  1 TCNa book about the lives of saints2 TCNa book about someone that praises them too much
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hagiographyPresenting a very sanitized view of Pitt's career, the film ends up a hagiography of Churchill.But soon the facts crowd in and the film spirals into hagiography.Closer to such history in terms of the narrative skill required is hagiography.Along with the national myth comes a rich tradition of hagiography.For the rest of the programme was sheer hagiography.
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