mysticize

[ mis-tuh-sahyz ]
/ ˈmɪs təˌsaɪz /

verb (used with object), mys·ti·cized, mys·ti·ciz·ing.

to make mystical; give mystical meaning to: to mysticize natural phenomena.

verb (used without object), mys·ti·cized, mys·ti·ciz·ing.

to speak or write on mystical subjects.

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Also especially British, mys·ti·cise.

Origin of mysticize

First recorded in 1670–80; mystic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM mysticize

un·mys·ti·cize, verb (used with object), un·mys·ti·cized, un·mys·ti·ciz·ing.
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