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epistolize

[ih-pis-tl-ahyz]
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verb (used without object), e·pis·to·lized, e·pis·to·liz·ing.
  1. to write a letter.
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verb (used with object), e·pis·to·lized, e·pis·to·liz·ing.
  1. to write a letter to.
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Also especially British, e·pis·to·lise.

Origin of epistolize

1625–35; < Latin epistol(a) epistle + -ize
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Related Words

writeanswerpenscribblereplyepistolize

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Historical Examples

  • Be so good as to give me a line on Mr. E.'s arrival, with some idea of his intended motions, that I may epistolize him.

    Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2)

    Edward Gibbon

  • Epistolize therefore first; flatter and sooth her with tender Lines.