Versifying
Versify Ver"si*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Versified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Versifying}.] [OE. versifien, F. versifier, L. versificare; versus a verse + -ficare to make. See {Verse}, and {-fy}.] To make verses. [1913 Webster]

I'll versify in spite, and do my best. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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