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Definition of "elegize" []

  • To compose an elegy. (verb-intransitive)
  • To compose an elegy upon or for. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "elegize" in a sentence
  • "Disciples of sorts, they would imitate and elegize the "breath-force" of an old master's brushwork, his aesthetic doctrine, and his way of seeing nature -- with a devotional zeal bordering on religious passion."