rhapsodize

[ rap-suh-dahyz ]
/ ˈræp səˌdaɪz /

verb (used without object), rhap·so·dized, rhap·so·diz·ing.

to talk with extravagant enthusiasm.
to speak or write rhapsodies.

verb (used with object), rhap·so·dized, rhap·so·diz·ing.

to recite as a rhapsody.

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Also especially British, rhap·so·dise .

Origin of rhapsodize

First recorded in 1600–10; rhapsod(y) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for rhapsodize

rhapsodize

rhapsodise

/ (ˈræpsəˌdaɪz) /

verb

to speak or write (something) with extravagant enthusiasm
(intr) to recite or write rhapsodies
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