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bunyanize

Syllabification: bun·yan·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈbənyəˌnīz/

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Definition of bunyanize in English:

verb

[with object]
Cause (someone) to appear heroic or larger than life: How are you going to allow teachers to finish their work if you keep bunyanizing them?

Origin

late 20th century: after Paul Bunyan, legendary American giant lumberjack.

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