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mythicize

[mith-uh-sahyz] /ˈmɪθ əˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), mythicized, mythicizing.
1.
to turn into, treat, or explain as a myth.
Also, especially British, mythicise.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; mythic + -ize
Related forms
mythicization, noun
mythicizer, noun
demythicization, noun
demythicize, verb (used with object), demythicized, demythicizing.
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British Dictionary definitions for mythicize

mythicize

/ˈmɪθɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make into or treat as a myth
Derived Forms
mythicization, mythicisation, noun
mythicist, mythicizer, mythiciser, noun
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