allegorizo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀλληγορέω (allēgoréō, speak allegorically).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /al.leː.ɡoˈriː.zoː/, [al.ɫeː.ɡoˈriː.zoː]

Verb[edit]

present active allēgorīzō, present infinitive allēgorīzāre, perfect active allēgorīzāvī (no passive)

  1. (intransitive) I speak in allegories, allegorise or allegorize.

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References[edit]

  • allegorizo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879