Definition of poetize in English:


Syllabification: po·et·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈpōətˌīz


[no object] dated
  • 1Write or speak in verse or in a poetic style.
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    • In A Certain World Auden quotes Nietzsche's description of Dante ‘or the hyena poetizing among the tombs’; the quotation comes from Gotzen-Dammerung, reprinted in Samtliche Werke 6: 111.
    • And third, the revolution must effect systemic social change: Changing individual lives - by killing them or by educating them, by preaching or poetizing at them - will not in and of itself effect global social change.
  • 1.1 [with object] Represent in poetic form.
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    • Here Baraka repeats the Emersonian desire to poetize American with new signs, but his appropriation shows how at the same time American's own sons were incapable of the project.
    • These last two poems met to mingle in the emotions that poetized these masterpieces.

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