Solecize Sol"e*cize, v. i. [Gr. ?????.] To commit a solecism. [R.] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • solecize — v. speak incorrectly; behaving in rude manner; perform a solecism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • solecize — sole·cize …   English syllables

  • solecize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsīz intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Greek soloikizein, from soloikos speaking incorrectly + izein ize : to use solecisms : commit a solecism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Solecism — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Solecism >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 solecism solecism Sgm: N 1 bad grammar bad grammar false grammar faulty grammar Sgm: N 1 slip of the pen slip of the pen slip of the tongue Sgm: N 1 lapsus linguae lapsus linguae… …   English dictionary for students

  • murder — n 1. manslaughter, slaying, killing, (in India) thuggee, bloody or foul killing or slaying, assassination, Sl. hit, dispatch, shooting; strangulation, strangling, choking, garotte, garotting, throttling; lynching, hanging, Euph. necktie party;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • solecizer — zə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: solecize + er : solecist …   Useful english dictionary

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