allegorise

allegorize

[al-i-guh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), allegorized, allegorizing.
1.
to make into an allegory; narrate allegorically.
2.
to understand in an allegorical sense; interpret allegorically.
verb (used without object), allegorized, allegorizing.
3.
to use allegory.
Also, especially British, allegorise.


Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin allēgorīzāre; see allegory, -ize

allegorization, noun
allegorizer, noun
overallegorize, verb (used with object), overallegorized, overallegorizing.
unallegorized, adjective
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allegorize or allegorise (ˈælɪɡəˌraɪz)
 
vb
1.  to transform (a story, narrative, fable, etc) into or compose in the form of allegory
2.  (tr) to interpret allegorically
 
allegorise or allegorise
 
vb
 
allegori'zation or allegorise
 
n
 
allegori'sation or allegorise
 
n

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