Gothicize - definition of Gothicize by The Free Dictionary
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Goth·i·cize also goth·i·cize (gŏth′ĭ-sīz′) tr.v. Goth·i·cized
To make Gothic.
Gothicize ( ˈɡɒθɪˌsaɪz) or Gothicise vb
(Art Terms) (
tr) to make Gothic in style
ˈGothiˌcizer, ˈGothiˌciser n Goth•i•cize (ˈgɒθ əˌsaɪz) v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to make Gothic, as in style.
Goth′i•ciz`er, n. Gothicize Past participle: Gothicized Gerund: Gothicizing Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
Imperative Gothicize Gothicize
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