2. One concerned in putting Christ to death.
(Deic"tic) a. [Gr. deiktiko`s serving to show or point out, fr. deikny`nai to show.] (Logic) Direct; proving
directly; applied to reasoning, and opposed to elenchtic or refutative.
(Deic"tic*al*ly) adv. In a manner to show or point out; directly; absolutely; definitely.
When Christ spake it deictically.Hammond.
(De*if"ic De*if"ic*al) a. [L. deificus; deus god + facere to make: cf. F. déifique.] Making divine; producing
a likeness to God; god-making. "A deifical communion." Homilies.
(De`i*fi*ca"tion) n. [LL. deificare to deify: cf. F. déification. See Deify.] The act of deifying; exaltation
to divine honors; apotheosis; excessive praise.
(De"i*fied) a. Honored or worshiped as a deity; treated with supreme regard; godlike.
(De"i*fi`er) n. One who deifies.
(De"i*form) a. [L. deus a god + -form.]
1. Godlike, or of a godlike form. Dr. H. More.
2. Conformable to the will of God. [R.] Bp. Burnet.
(De`i*for"mi*ty) n. Likeness to deity. [Obs.]
(De"i*fy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deifying.] [F. déifier, LL. deificare, fr. L.
deificus. See Deific, Deity, -fy.]
1. To make a god of; to exalt to the rank of a deity; to enroll among the deities; to apotheosize; as, Julius
Cæsar was deified.
2. To praise or revere as a deity; to treat as an object of supreme regard; as, to deify money.
He did again so extol and deify the pope.Bacon.
3. To render godlike.
By our own spirits are we deified.Wordsworth.
(Deign) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deigned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deigning.] [OE. deinen, deignen, OF.
degner, deigner, daigner, F. daigner, fr. L. dignari to deem worthy, deign, fr. dignus worthy; akin to
decere to be fitting. See Decent, and cf. Dainty, Dignity, Condign, Disdain.]
1. To esteem worthy; to consider worth notice; - - opposed to disdain. [Obs.]
I fear my Julia would not deign my lines.Shak.
2. To condescend to give or bestow; to stoop to furnish; to vouchsafe; to allow; to grant.
Nor would we deign him burial of his men.Shak.