[ el-i-jahyz ]
/ ˈɛl ɪˌdʒaɪz /
verb (used with object), el·e·gized, el·e·giz·ing.
to lament in or as if in an elegy.
verb (used without object), el·e·gized, el·e·giz·ing.
to compose an elegy.
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Also especially British, el·e·gise.
Words nearby elegize
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British Dictionary definitions for elegize
/ (ˈɛlɪˌdʒaɪz) /
to compose an elegy or elegies (in memory of)
(intr) to write elegiacally
Derived forms of elegizeelegist, noun
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