[ gree-sahyz ]
/ ˈgri saɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), Grae·cized, Grae·ciz·ing.Chiefly British.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM GraecizeGraecism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Graecize
Graecise or esp US Grecize
/ (ˈɡriːsaɪz) /
another word for Hellenize
Word Origin for Graecize
C17: from Latin graecizāre to imitate the Greeks, from Greek graikizein
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