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allegorize

[ al-i-guh-rahyz ]
/ 藞忙l 瑟 g蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), al路le路go路rized, al路le路go路riz路ing.
to make into an allegory; narrate allegorically.
to understand in an allegorical sense; interpret allegorically.
verb (used without object), al路le路go路rized, al路le路go路riz路ing.
to use allegory.
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Also especially British, al路le路go路rise .

Origin of allegorize

1425鈥75; late Middle English <Late Latin all膿gor墨z膩re;see allegory, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM allegorize

al路le路go路ri路za路tion, nounal路le路go路riz路er, nouno路ver路al路le路go路rize, verb (used with object), o路ver路al路le路go路rized, o路ver路al路le路go路riz路ing.un路al路le路go路rized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for allegorize

allegorize

allegorise

/ (藞忙l瑟伞蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
to transform (a story, narrative, fable, etc) into or compose in the form of allegory
(tr) to interpret allegorically

Derived forms of allegorize

allegorization or allegorisation, noun
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