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v. ar·cha·ized, ar·cha·iz·ing, ar·cha·iz·es
To give an archaic quality or character to; make archaic.
To use archaisms, as in prose, to suggest the past.
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archaize(ˈɑːkɪˌaɪz; -keɪ-) or
(tr) to give an archaic appearance or character to, as by the use of archaisms
ˈarchaˌizer, ˈarchaˌiser n
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Past participle: archaized
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|Verb||1.||archaize - give an archaic appearance of character to; "archaized craftwork"|
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