chromaticize

verb
chro·​mat·​i·​cize
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of chromaticize

intransitive verb

: to use in chords and progressions notes that are foreign to a given tonality : use the tones of the chromatic scale

transitive verb

: to make chromatic in harmonic structure

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“Chromaticize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromaticize. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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