elegize

elegize

[el-i-jahyz]
verb (used with object), elegized, elegizing.
1.
to lament in or as if in an elegy.
verb (used without object), elegized, elegizing.
2.
to compose an elegy.
Also, especially British, elegise.


Origin:
1695–1705; eleg(y) + -ize

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elegize or elegise (ˈɛlɪˌdʒaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to compose an elegy or elegies (in memory of)
2.  (intr) to write elegiacally
 
elegise or elegise
 
vb
 
'elegist or elegise
 
n

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