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mythologize

[ mi-thol-uh-jahyz ]
/ m瑟藞胃蓲l 蓹藢d蕭a瑟z /
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verb (used without object), my路thol路o路gized, my路thol路o路giz路ing.
to classify, explain, or write about myths.
to construct or narrate myths.
verb (used with object), my路thol路o路gized, my路thol路o路giz路ing.
to make into or explain as a myth; make mythical.
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Also especially British, my路thol路o路gise .

Origin of mythologize

1595鈥1605; mytholog(y) + -ize; compare French mythologiser

OTHER WORDS FROM mythologize

my路thol路o路gi路za路tion, nounmy路thol路o路giz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mythologize

mythologize

mythologise

/ (m瑟藞胃蓲l蓹藢d蕭a瑟z) /

verb
to tell, study, or explain (myths)
(intr) to create or make up myths
(tr) to convert into a myth

Derived forms of mythologize

mythologization or mythologisation, nounmythologer, mythologizer or mythologiser, noun
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