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epicure +‎ -ize


epicurize (third-person singular simple present epicurizes, present participle epicurizing, simple past and past participle epicurized)

  1. To profess or tend towards the doctrines of Epicurus.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cudworth to this entry?)
  2. To feed or indulge like an epicure.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fuller to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for epicurize in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)