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archaize

[ ahr-kee-ahyz, -key- ]
/ 藞蓱r ki藢a瑟z, -ke瑟- /
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verb (used with object), ar路cha路ized, ar路cha路iz路ing.
to give an archaic appearance or quality to: The poet archaized her work with many Elizabethan words.
verb (used without object), ar路cha路ized, ar路cha路iz路ing.
to use archaisms.
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Also especially British, ar路cha路ise .

Origin of archaize

First recorded in 1840鈥50, archaize is from the Greek word archa铆zein to imitate the language of ancient authors. See archaeo-, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM archaize

ar路cha路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for archaize

archaize

archaise

/ (藞蓱藧k瑟藢a瑟z, -ke瑟-) /

verb
(tr) to give an archaic appearance or character to, as by the use of archaisms

Derived forms of archaize

archaizer or archaiser, noun
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