grecianize
transitive verb see Grecian

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grecianize — Grecize Gre cize, Grecianize Gre cian*ize, v. i. To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grecianize — v. conform to the Greek custom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grecianize — gre·cian·ize …   English syllables

  • grecianize — shəˌnīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Usage: often capitalized : grecize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grecize — Gre cize, Grecianize Gre cian*ize, v. i. To conform to the Greek custom, especially in speech. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grecian — adjective Etymology: Middle English greciane, ultimately from Latin Graecia Greece Date: 15th century Greek 1 • Grecian noun • grecianize transitive verb, often capitalized …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Grecize — [grē′shən īz΄] vt., vi. Grecianized, Grecianizing [grē′sīz΄] vt. Grecized, Grecizing [Fr gréciser < L Graecizare < Graeci, the Greeks] to make Greek; give a Greek form to; Hellenize vi. to imitate the Greeks in language, manner, etc.: Also… …   English World dictionary

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