romanticise
British variant of romanticize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • romanticise — (Brit.) v. make romantic; act romantically; hold romantic ideas about something; describe in an unrealistic manner (also romanticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • romanticise — v. (D; intr.) to romanticise about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • romanticise — ro|man|ti|cise [ rou mæntı,saız ] a British spelling of romanticize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • romanticise — UK [rəʊˈmæntɪsaɪz] / US [roʊˈmæntɪˌsaɪz] romanticize …   English dictionary

  • romanticise — [c]/rəˈmæntəsaɪz / (say ruh mantuhsuyz) verb (romanticised, romanticising) –verb (t) 1. to make romantic; invest with a romantic character: he romanticised his work as a flight attendant. –verb (i) 2. to have romantic ideas; indulge in romance.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • romanticise — verb 1. interpret romantically Don t romanticize this uninteresting and hard work! • Syn: ↑romanticize, ↑glamorize, ↑glamourise • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticisation, ↑romanticization ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • romanticised — romanticise (Brit.) v. make romantic; act romantically; hold romantic ideas about something; describe in an unrealistic manner (also romanticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • romanticises — romanticise (Brit.) v. make romantic; act romantically; hold romantic ideas about something; describe in an unrealistic manner (also romanticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • romanticising — romanticise (Brit.) v. make romantic; act romantically; hold romantic ideas about something; describe in an unrealistic manner (also romanticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glamourise — verb 1. interpret romantically Don t romanticize this uninteresting and hard work! • Syn: ↑romanticize, ↑romanticise, ↑glamorize • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticisation (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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