1) The act of deification. 2) The high point or climax. 3) The epitome or best example.
Originally inspired by a timed prompt in the #CRLiterature
chatroom; reworked into something a bit larger in scope.
Yes, this is a rondeau. The extra foot in the penultimate line is deliberate: it's a modified alexandrine, and its inclusion has been my small contribution to the form.