- to use allegory.
Also especially British, al·le·go·rise.
Origin of allegorize
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Examples from the Web for allegorize
Charleston I might allegorize in the person of a young woman I met there.American Adventures
To this vessel the Persian poets often refer, and allegorize it in different ways.Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century
Next come the many attempts, old and new, to allegorize the Olympian scene, or to explain it away.Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
To allegorize life with a masquerade, and represent mankind generally as masquers.
(c) That therefore we can allegorize Grendel and the dragon into culture-myths connected with the "god Beow."Beowulf
R. W. Chambers
- to transform (a story, narrative, fable, etc) into or compose in the form of allegory
- (tr) to interpret allegorically
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