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mythicize

[ mith-uh-sahyz ]
/ 藞m瑟胃 蓹藢sa瑟z /
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verb (used with object), myth路i路cized, myth路i路ciz路ing.
to turn into, treat, or explain as a myth.
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Also especially British, myth路i路cise .

Origin of mythicize

1830鈥40; mythic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM mythicize

myth路i路ci路za路tion, nounmyth路i路ciz路er, nounde路myth路i路ci路za路tion, nounde路myth路i路cize, verb (used with object), de路myth路i路cized, de路myth路i路ciz路ing.

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British Dictionary definitions for mythicize

mythicize

mythicise

/ (藞m瑟胃瑟藢sa瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make into or treat as a myth

Derived forms of mythicize

mythicization or mythicisation, nounmythicist, mythicizer or mythiciser, noun
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