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v. lyr·i·cized, lyr·i·ciz·ing, lyr·i·ciz·es
1. Music To write or sing lyrics.
2. To write lyrically or in a lyric style.
To treat (something) lyrically; put into lyric style.


(ˈlɪrɪˌsaɪz) or


vb (intr)
to write or sing lyrics
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As I go on to argue, in imitating the rhythmic forms as well as the feeling of their older models, Swinburne and other creative poet-emulators differ from poets like Wordsworth, Coleridge, or Thomas Moore, who tended to smooth out the harsh measures of old ballads to lyricized hybrids-even when, as for Wordsworth and Coleridge, they valued the strangeness and difference of ballads.
Both Keith Goldston and Taylor Parsons noted a dense opaqueness, and Erik Segeibaum lyricized further about the wine's "brooding inky and dark" manner, "a veritable black hole.
Surely such atavistic displays are not helping bring about "the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world"--as lyricized by the young Tennyson before the older poet devoted himself to celebrating the Victorian virtues of his own England.
Recent collections by Beth Bachmann, Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno, and Paula Bohince demonstrate the respective stages of grief so eloquently lyricized by Dickinson.
Ralph Waldo Emerson gave us a sharp shove down this road with his famous essay "Self-Reliance" and Cole Porter lyricized the uniquely American claustrophobia that danced off the tongues of a parade of popular crooners: "Let me be by myself in the evenin' breeze/And listen to the murmur of the cottonwood trees/Send me off forever but I ask you please/Don't fence me in.
At the level of individually produced pieces of writing, Stoddard's engagement with the two writers is both mimetic and generative: through both social and literary experiments with following and imitating Whitman and Melville, Stoddard's sense of self as well as his literary sensibilities begin to take the form of lyricized stranger-sociability in the prose form of travel writing.
He reported, criticized, made beautiful, analyzed, cajoled, lyricized, attacked, sang, made us think, made us better, made us consciously human or perhaps more acidly prehuman.
D'Erasmo writes a hyperkinetic, highly lyricized prose that's in turn mindblowing and occasionally exhausting.
Pablo Neruda's poetic history of Latin America, Canto general (1950), is perhaps best known for its lyricized defense of oppressed and subjugated peoples throughout Latin America, as the author had perceived them.
Consequently, narrative becomes less a movement through time than a lyricized reconfiguration of spatial or geometrical relations because the critic's purpose remains to bring "hidden truths and patterns to light" and thereby "reanimate the literary text" by (re-)producing in her analysis its organic unity.
We might describe Tintern Abbey as a radically lyricized version of interrogative dialogue: not a monologue but half a dialogue with a questioning voice that, though silent, affects the way the poet speaks--as if he were answering, or answering back.
Muse: So you lyricized French, your kisses all tongue, Sank in her province like a lover, Your spines melting, your organs glittering.