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v. po·et·i·cized, po·et·i·ciz·ing, po·et·i·ciz·es
To describe or express in poetry or in a poetic manner.
To write poetry.
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(pəʊˈɛtɪˌsaɪz) ,






1. (Poetry) (tr) to put into poetry or make poetic
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (intr) to speak or write poetically
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(poʊˈɛt əˌsaɪz)

v. -cized, -ciz•ing. v.t.
1. to make (thoughts, feelings, etc.) poetic; express in poetry.
2. to write poetry about.
3. to speak or write poetry.
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Past participle: poeticized
Gerund: poeticizing

I poeticize
you poeticize
he/she/it poeticizes
we poeticize
you poeticize
they poeticize
I poeticized
you poeticized
he/she/it poeticized
we poeticized
you poeticized
they poeticized
Present Continuous
I am poeticizing
you are poeticizing
he/she/it is poeticizing
we are poeticizing
you are poeticizing
they are poeticizing
Present Perfect
I have poeticized
you have poeticized
he/she/it has poeticized
we have poeticized
you have poeticized
they have poeticized
Past Continuous
I was poeticizing
you were poeticizing
he/she/it was poeticizing
we were poeticizing
you were poeticizing
they were poeticizing
Past Perfect
I had poeticized
you had poeticized
he/she/it had poeticized
we had poeticized
you had poeticized
they had poeticized
I will poeticize
you will poeticize
he/she/it will poeticize
we will poeticize
you will poeticize
they will poeticize
Future Perfect
I will have poeticized
you will have poeticized
he/she/it will have poeticized
we will have poeticized
you will have poeticized
they will have poeticized
Future Continuous
I will be poeticizing
you will be poeticizing
he/she/it will be poeticizing
we will be poeticizing
you will be poeticizing
they will be poeticizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been poeticizing
you have been poeticizing
he/she/it has been poeticizing
we have been poeticizing
you have been poeticizing
they have been poeticizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been poeticizing
you will have been poeticizing
he/she/it will have been poeticizing
we will have been poeticizing
you will have been poeticizing
they will have been poeticizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been poeticizing
you had been poeticizing
he/she/it had been poeticizing
we had been poeticizing
you had been poeticizing
they had been poeticizing
I would poeticize
you would poeticize
he/she/it would poeticize
we would poeticize
you would poeticize
they would poeticize
Past Conditional
I would have poeticized
you would have poeticized
he/she/it would have poeticized
we would have poeticized
you would have poeticized
they would have poeticized
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[pəʊˈetɪsaɪz] VT (= enhance) → poetizar, adornar con detalles poéticos; (= translate into verse) → hacer un poema or una versión poética de
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[pəʊˈɛtɪˌsaɪz] vtpoeticizzare
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