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epigrammatize

[ep-i-gram-uh-tahyz]
verb (used with object), ep·i·gram·ma·tized, ep·i·gram·ma·tiz·ing.
  1. to express in epigrams.
  2. to make epigrams about (a person or thing).
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verb (used without object), ep·i·gram·ma·tized, ep·i·gram·ma·tiz·ing.
  1. to make epigrams.
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Also especially British, ep·i·gram·ma·tise.

Origin of epigrammatize

1685–95; < Greek epigrammatízein; see epigrammatic + -ize
Related formsep·i·gram·ma·tist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for epigrammatize

epigrammatize

epigrammatise

verb
  1. to make an epigram or epigrams (about)
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Derived Formsepigrammatism, nounepigrammatist, noun
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