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antic +‎ -ize


anticize (third-person singular simple present anticizes, present participle anticizing, simple past and past participle anticized)

  1. (rare, intransitive) To perform antics.
    • Robert Browning
      Could the orb sweep those puny particles
      It just half-lights at distance, hardly leads
      I' the leash — sweep out each speck of them from space
      They anticize in with their days and nights []
    • 1966, The Music Journal (volume 24, page 79)
      Most musicians are convinced that this kind of information is designed for doctors and dentists, whom they regard as hopelessly addicted to stereophonic anticizing, right down to locomotive and automobile noises.