Ennobling
Ennoble En*no"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ennobled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ennobling}.] [Pref. en- + noble: cf. F. ennoblir.] 1. To make noble; to elevate in degree, qualities, or excellence; to dignify. ``Ennobling all that he touches.'' --Trench. [1913 Webster]

What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To raise to the rank of nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner.

Syn: To raise; dignify; exalt; elevate; aggrandize. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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