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elegize

[ el-i-jahyz ]
/ 藞蓻l 瑟藢d蕭a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), el路e路gized, el路e路giz路ing.
to lament in or as if in an elegy.
verb (used without object), el路e路gized, el路e路giz路ing.
to compose an elegy.
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Also especially British, el路e路gise .

Origin of elegize

First recorded in 1695鈥1705; eleg(y) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for elegize

elegize

elegise

/ (藞蓻l瑟藢d蕭a瑟z) /

verb
to compose an elegy or elegies (in memory of)
(intr) to write elegiacally

Derived forms of elegize

elegist, noun
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