literalize

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verb lit·er·al·ize \ˈli-t(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\

Definition of literalize

literalized

;

literalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make literal

literalization

play \ˌli-t(ə-)rə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1703

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