elegize

VERB
  1. compose an elegy
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How To Use elegize In A Sentence

  • But is it possible to elegize the Gutenberg Age even as we blast into the Gutenberg Galaxy?
  • As if elegized by long i's pillowed upon sibilance, "with a smile and silence, he died" — itself a kind of sylleptic slipped gear for "with a smile and in silence. Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian
  • Walt Whitman elegized Lincoln as 'the sweetest, wisest soul of all my days and lands.' The Central Man
  • Arnold, as we know, loved and elegized one Dean of Westminster. Matthew Arnold
  • Most recently, Donald Justice gracefully elegized James in his sonnet "Henry James at the Pacific" (January, 1986). Henry James and The Atlantic Monthly
  • Aerial shots of suburban homes and snow-tired pickups paid for with postwar Spam elegize what's soon to be lost.
  • I had written thus far, and perhaps should have elegized on for The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2
  • A European-American habit of history is to destroy things and then to elegize them, like the memorial to the last passenger pigeon.
  • Plato to be pitied or laughd at? must he be elegized or odified? or be sung in villainous ballads to a scurvey tune? Letter 68
  • Henry Hyde, leaving Congress not in disgrace as he should have seven years ago, but elegized as a beloved elder statesman, remembers his own part in that attempted coup with pride. But they seem like such nice guys
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