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atticize

[ at-uh-sahyz ]
/ 藞忙t 蓹藢sa瑟z /
(often initial capital letter)
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verb (used without object), at路ti路cized, at路ti路ciz路ing.
to affect Attic style, usages, etc.; intermingle with Attic elements.
to favor or side with the Athenians.
verb (used with object), at路ti路cized, at路ti路ciz路ing.
to make conformable to Attic usage.
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Also especially British, at路ti路cise .

Origin of atticize

1600鈥10; <Greek attik铆zein to speak Attic, side with Athens. See Attic, -ize
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