verb (used with object), myth·i·cized, myth·i·ciz·ing.
to turn into, treat, or explain as a myth.
Also especially British, myth·i·cise.
Origin of mythicize
1830–40; mythic + -ize
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(tr) to make into or treat as a myth
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