allegorize

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

Definition of allegorize

allegorized; allegorizing
intransitive verb
1 :to give allegorical explanations
2 :to compose or use allegory
transitive verb
1 :to treat or explain as an allegory
2 :to make into allegory

allegorization

play \ˌa-lə-ˌgȯr-ə-ˈzā-shən, -gər-\ noun

allegorizer

noun

First Known Use of allegorize

15th century


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