proverbialize

proverbialize

(prəˈvɜːbɪəˌlaɪz) or

proverbialise

vb
1. (Rhetoric) (tr) to use in a proverbial way
2. (Rhetoric) (intr) to compose or articulate proverbs
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In order to capture this spirit of personhood, respect, decorum and good values that imbue the community with solidarity and group ness, the Ndebele proverbialize that:
With these self-invented Tarot equivalents Bruly Bouabre clearly wishes to proverbialize the universe, seeking in animals (there is an engaging series of copulating beasts) and humans, and the signs seen in stones, orange rinds, kola nuts, and clouds, the ultimate writings of the initiative of God.
As my Filipina scholar wife proverbializes the situation when one more time queried on her family's presence, scattered across the Western hemisphere: "we are here because you were there.