[ proh-law-gahyz, -lo- ]
/ ˈproʊ lɔˌgaɪz, -lɒ- /
verb (used without object), pro·logu·ized, pro·logu·iz·ing.
to compose or deliver a prologue.
They Call It Puppy Love And Other Animal-inspired PhrasesWe often attribute emotions and other human characteristics to animals. This is called anthropomorphism. Similarly, we also describe people using animal characteristics. You might, for example, say my teenage son “eats like a horse,” meaning he’s a growing boy and consumes a lot of food. This is called zoomorphism. Zoomorphism also includes assigning animal-like qualities to gods and inanimate objects. The term comes from the Greek …
- prolonge knot
Also especially British, pro·logu·ise.
Origin of prologuize
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