archaize

archaize

[ahr-kee-ahyz, -key-]
verb (used with object), archaized, archaizing.
1.
to give an archaic appearance or quality to: The poet archaized her work with many Elizabethan words.
verb (used without object), archaized, archaizing.
2.
to use archaisms.
Also, especially British, archaise.


Origin:
1840–50; < Greek archaízein to imitate the language of ancient authors. See archaeo-, -ize

archaizer, noun
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archaize or archaise (ˈɑːkɪˌaɪz, -keɪ-, ˈɑːkɪˌaɪz, -keɪ-)
 
vb
(tr) to give an archaic appearance or character to, as by the use of archaisms
 
archaise or archaise
 
vb
 
'archaizer or archaise
 
n
 
'archaiser or archaise
 
n

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