The definition of idolize is to look up to someone as a hero, or to admire someone excessively.(verb)
When a little sister looks up to a big brother and thinks he is perfect and can do no wrong, this is an example of when she idolizes him.
See idolize in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb i·dol·ized, i·dol·iz·ing, i·dol·iz·es
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