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Graecize

or Grae·cise

[ 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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OTHER WORDS FROM Graecize

Graecism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Graecize

Graecize

Graecise or esp US Grecize

/ (ˈɡriːsaɪz) /

verb

another word for Hellenize

Word Origin for Graecize

C17: from Latin graecizāre to imitate the Greeks, from Greek graikizein
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