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epigrammatize

[ep-i-gram-uh-tahyz] /ˌɛp ɪˈgræm əˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), epigrammatized, epigrammatizing.
1.
to express in epigrams.
2.
to make epigrams about (a person or thing).
verb (used without object), epigrammatized, epigrammatizing.
3.
to make epigrams.
Also, especially British, epigrammatise.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Greek epigrammatízein; see epigrammatic + -ize
Related forms
epigrammatist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for epigrammatise

epigrammatize

/ˌɛpɪˈɡræməˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
to make an epigram or epigrams (about)
Derived Forms
epigrammatism, noun
epigrammatist, noun
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