Allegorizing
Allegorize Al"le*go*rize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allegorized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allegorizing}.] [Cf. F. all['e]goriser, fr. L. allegorizare.] 1. To form or turn into allegory; as, to allegorize the history of a people. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat as allegorical; to understand in an allegorical sense; as, when a passage in a writer may understood literally or figuratively, he who gives it a figurative sense is said to allegorize it. [1913 Webster]


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