verb, often capitalized
at·​ti·​cize | \ -ˌsīz \

Definition of atticize

transitive verb

: to make conformable to Athenian or Greek language or customs

intransitive verb

1 : to favor or side with the Athenians
2 : to speak or write in Attic

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History and Etymology for atticize

Attic entry 1 + ize, after Greek attikizein, from Attikos + -izein -ize

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