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soliloquize

[ suh-lil-uh-kwahyz ]
/ səˈlɪl əˌkwaɪz /
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verb (used without object), so·lil·o·quized, so·lil·o·quiz·ing.

to utter a soliloquy; talk to oneself.

verb (used with object), so·lil·o·quized, so·lil·o·quiz·ing.

to utter in a soliloquy; say to oneself.

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Also especially British, so·lil·o·quise .

Origin of soliloquize

First recorded in 1750–60; soliloqu(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM soliloquize

so·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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British Dictionary definitions for soliloquize

soliloquize

soliloquise

/ (səˈlɪləˌkwaɪz) /

verb

(intr) to utter a soliloquy

Derived forms of soliloquize

soliloquist (səˈlɪləkwɪst), soliloquizer or soliloquiser, noun
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