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parabolize1

[puh-rab-uh-lahyz] /pəˈræb əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), parabolized, parabolizing.
1.
to tell or explain in a parable or parables.
Also, especially British, parabolise.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Late Latin parabol(a) parable + -ize
Related forms
parabolization, noun
parabolizer, noun

parabolize2

[puh-rab-uh-lahyz] /pəˈræb əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), parabolized, parabolizing.
1.
to form as a parabola or paraboloid.
Also, especially British, parabolise.
Origin
1865-70; parabol(a) + -ize
Related forms
parabolization, noun
parabolizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for parabolize

parabolize1

/pəˈræbəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to explain by a parable

parabolize2

/pəˈræbəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to shape like a parabola or paraboloid
Derived Forms
parabolization, parabolisation, noun
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