Atticize
Atticize At"ti*cize, v. t. [Gr. ?.] To conform or make conformable to the language, customs, etc., of Attica. [1913 Webster]

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  • Atticize — At ti*cize, v. i. 1. To side with the Athenians. [1913 Webster] 2. To use the Attic idiom or style; to conform to the customs or modes of thought of the Athenians. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atticize — (Amer.) v. side with the Athenians; use Attic idiom; use Attic style; use atticism (also atticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atticize — /at euh suyz /, v., atticized, atticizing. (often cap.) v.i. 1. to affect Attic style, usages, etc.; intermingle with Attic elements. 2. to favor or side with the Athenians. v.t. 3. to make conformable to Attic usage. Also, esp. Brit., atticise.… …   Universalium

  • atticize — at·ti·cize …   English syllables

  • atticize — ˌsīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Attic (I) + ize, after Greek attikizein, from Attikos + izein ize transitive verb : to make conformable to Athenian or Greek language or customs …   Useful english dictionary

  • atticized — atticize (Amer.) v. side with the Athenians; use Attic idiom; use Attic style; use atticism (also atticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atticizes — atticize (Amer.) v. side with the Athenians; use Attic idiom; use Attic style; use atticism (also atticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atticizing — atticize (Amer.) v. side with the Athenians; use Attic idiom; use Attic style; use atticism (also atticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Atticise — Atticize or Atticise /atˈi sīz/ transitive verb To make conformable to the language or idiom of Attica intransitive verb 1. To use the idioms of the Athenians 2. To side with the Athenians 3. To affect Attic or Greek style or manners • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fathers of the Church — • The word Father is used in the New Testament to mean a teacher of spiritual things, by whose means the soul of man is born again into the likeness of Christ: Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fathers of the Church      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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