mythicize
transitive verb (-cized; -cizing) Date: 1840 1. to turn into or envelop in myth 2. to treat as myth • mythicizer noun

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  • mythicize — (Amer.) mɪθɪsaɪz v. create a myth; classify a myth; narrate a myth; interpret as a myth (also mythicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mythicize — [mith′ə sīz΄] vt. mythicized, mythicizing to make into, or explain as, a myth mythicizer n …   English World dictionary

  • mythicize — mythicization, n. mythicizer, n. /mith euh suyz /, v.t., mythicized, mythicizing. to turn into, treat, or explain as a myth. Also, esp. Brit., mythicise. [1830 40; MYTHIC + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • mythicize — verb a) To make something into a myth b) To interpret something in terms of mythology …   Wiktionary

  • mythicize — Synonyms and related words: allegorize, fable, fabulize, fictionalize, mythify, mythologize, narrate, novelize, recite, recount, rehearse, relate, report, retell, romance, storify, tell, tell a story, unfold a tale …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mythicize — or mythicise verb make the subject of a myth or myths. Derivatives mythicism noun mythicist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • mythicize — myth·i·cize …   English syllables

  • mythicize — myth•i•cize [[t]ˈmɪθ əˌsaɪz[/t]] v. t. cized, ciz•ing myt to turn into or explain as a myth • Etymology: 1830–40 myth i•ci•za′tion, n. myth′i•ciz er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • mythicize — v.tr. (also ise) treat (a story etc.) as a myth; interpret mythically. Derivatives: mythicism n. mythicist n …   Useful english dictionary

  • mythicized — mythicize (Amer.) mɪθɪsaɪz v. create a myth; classify a myth; narrate a myth; interpret as a myth (also mythicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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