soliloquize

[suh-lil-uh-kwahyz]
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verb (used with object), so·lil·o·quized, so·lil·o·quiz·ing.
  1. to utter in a soliloquy; say to oneself.
Also especially British, so·lil·o·quise.

Origin of soliloquize

First recorded in 1750–60; soliloqu(y) + -ize
Related formsso·lil·o·quist [suh-lil-uh-kwist] /səˈlɪl ə kwɪst/, so·lil·o·quiz·er, nounso·lil·o·quiz·ing·ly, adverb
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soliloquize

soliloquise

verb
  1. (intr) to utter a soliloquy
Derived Formssoliloquist (səˈlɪləkwɪst), soliloquizer or soliloquiser, noun
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Word Origin and History for soliloquize
v.

1759, from soliloquy + -ize. Related: Soliloquized; soliloquizing.

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