verb[with object] literary
Make eternal; cause to live or last forever.
- I was becoming too attached to the past, which was now eternised in my mind as impossible perfections.
- Here, the poetic garlands bestowed by poetic favor become subject to nature, subject to death - dramatically reversing the eternizing conceit of Shakespeare's ‘Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day’.
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