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lyricize

[lir-uh-sahyz] /ˈlɪr əˌsaɪz/
verb (used without object), lyricized, lyricizing.
1.
to write lyrics.
2.
to write lyrically or in a lyric style.
verb (used with object), lyricized, lyricizing.
3.
to put into lyric form; treat in a lyric style.
Also, especially British, lyricise.
Origin of lyricize
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; lyric + -ize
Related forms
lyricization, noun
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