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1 Write or speak in verse or in a poetic style:‘he doesn't look clever but he can poetize’
- ‘And third, the revolution must effect systemic social change: Changing individual lives - by killing them or by educating them, by preaching or poetizing at them - will not in and of itself effect global social change.’
- ‘In A Certain World Auden quotes Nietzsche's description of Dante ‘or the hyena poetizing among the tombs’; the quotation comes from Gotzen-Dammerung, reprinted in Samtliche Werke 6: 111.’
- 1.1[with object] Represent in poetic form:‘Shelley poetizes the doctrine’
- ‘Here Baraka repeats the Emersonian desire to poetize American with new signs, but his appropriation shows how at the same time American's own sons were incapable of the project.’
- ‘These last two poems met to mingle in the emotions that poetized these masterpieces.’
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