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poetize

[poh-i-tahyz] /ˈpoʊ ɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used without object), poetized, poetizing.
1.
to write poetry.
verb (used with object), poetized, poetizing.
2.
to express poetically:
to poetize a story.
3.
to make or treat as poetic; poeticize:
to poetize reality.
Also, especially British, poetise.
Origin of poetize
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; poet + -ize
Related forms
poetizer, noun
unpoetized, adjective
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