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Thursday, August 12, 2010

rhapsodize

\RAP-suh-dahyz\ , verb;
1.
To talk with extravagant enthusiasm.
2.
To speak or write rhapsodies.
Quotes:
Restaurateur-turned-produce-broker Andy Ayers is never hesitant to rhapsodize about his experiences with locally grown food.
-- Joe Bonwich, "Melon mania," Great Falls Tribune, July, 2010.
I cannot rhapsodize here, as the noted fresco of the Last Supper is so vilely defaced as almost to obliterate all original lines.
-- Annie S. Wolf, Pictures and portraits of foreign travel
Origin:
Rhapsodize connects to ancient Greek rhapsodes, professional reciters of poetry.
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