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allegorize

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verb al·le·go·rize \ˈa-lə-ˌgȯr-ˌīz, -gər-\

Definition of allegorize

al·le·go·rizedal·le·go·riz·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give allegorical explanations

  3. 2 :  to compose or use allegory

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to treat or explain as an allegory

  6. 2 :  to make into allegory

al·le·go·ri·za·tionplay \ˌa-lə-ˌgȯr-ə-ˈzā-shən, -gər-\ noun
al·le·go·riz·er noun


1579

First Known Use of allegorize

1579

Rhymes with allegorize

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