Philippize
Philippize Phil"ip*pize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Philippized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Philippizing}.] [Gr. ? to be on Philip's side.] 1. To support or advocate the cause of Philip of Macedon. [1913 Webster]

2. [See {Philippic}.] To write or speak in the style of a philippic. [1913 Webster]


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  • philippize — phil·ip·pize …   English syllables

  • philippize — ˈfiləˌpīz intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Greek Philippizein to be on Philip s side, from Philippos Philip (of Macedon) + izein ize : to speak in support of a cause under the influence of a bribe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philippized — Philippize Phil ip*pize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Philippized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Philippizing}.] [Gr. ? to be on Philip s side.] 1. To support or advocate the cause of Philip of Macedon. [1913 Webster] 2. [See {Philippic}.] To write or speak in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philippizing — Philippize Phil ip*pize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Philippized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Philippizing}.] [Gr. ? to be on Philip s side.] 1. To support or advocate the cause of Philip of Macedon. [1913 Webster] 2. [See {Philippic}.] To write or speak in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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