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adjectivize

[ aj-ik-ti-vahyz ]
/ 藞忙d蕭 瑟k t瑟藢va瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ad路jec路tiv路ized, ad路jec路tiv路iz路ing.
Grammar. to make into an adjective, as by adding a suffix: The noun mirth can be adjectivized by adding -ful or -less to form the adjectives mirthful and mirthless.
to apply adjectives to; describe: He tends to adjectivize himself as loyal and trustworthy, but that is far from accurate.
verb (used without object), ad路jec路tiv路ized, ad路jec路tiv路iz路ing.
to overdescribe: She adjectivizes in agonizing detail, using three adjectives where even one would be superfluous.
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Also especially British, ad路jec路tiv路ise .

Origin of adjectivize

OTHER WORDS FROM adjectivize

ad路jec路tiv路i路za路tion, noun
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