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rhap·so·dize

 (răp′sə-dīz′)
v. rhap·so·dized, rhap·so·diz·ing, rhap·so·diz·es
v.intr.
To express oneself in an immoderately enthusiastic manner.
v.tr.
To recite (something) in the manner of a rhapsody.

rhapsodize

(ˈræpsəˌdaɪz) or

rhapsodise

vb
1. to speak or write (something) with extravagant enthusiasm
2. (Music, other) (intr) to recite or write rhapsodies
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (intr) to recite or write rhapsodies

rhap•so•dize

(ˈræp səˌdaɪz)

v.i. -dized, -diz•ing.
1. to talk with extravagant enthusiasm.
2. to speak or write rhapsodies.

rhapsodize


Past participle: rhapsodized
Gerund: rhapsodizing

Imperative
rhapsodize
rhapsodize
Present
I rhapsodize
you rhapsodize
he/she/it rhapsodizes
we rhapsodize
you rhapsodize
they rhapsodize
Preterite
I rhapsodized
you rhapsodized
he/she/it rhapsodized
we rhapsodized
you rhapsodized
they rhapsodized
Present Continuous
I am rhapsodizing
you are rhapsodizing
he/she/it is rhapsodizing
we are rhapsodizing
you are rhapsodizing
they are rhapsodizing
Present Perfect
I have rhapsodized
you have rhapsodized
he/she/it has rhapsodized
we have rhapsodized
you have rhapsodized
they have rhapsodized
Past Continuous
I was rhapsodizing
you were rhapsodizing
he/she/it was rhapsodizing
we were rhapsodizing
you were rhapsodizing
they were rhapsodizing
Past Perfect
I had rhapsodized
you had rhapsodized
he/she/it had rhapsodized
we had rhapsodized
you had rhapsodized
they had rhapsodized
Future
I will rhapsodize
you will rhapsodize
he/she/it will rhapsodize
we will rhapsodize
you will rhapsodize
they will rhapsodize
Future Perfect
I will have rhapsodized
you will have rhapsodized
he/she/it will have rhapsodized
we will have rhapsodized
you will have rhapsodized
they will have rhapsodized
Future Continuous
I will be rhapsodizing
you will be rhapsodizing
he/she/it will be rhapsodizing
we will be rhapsodizing
you will be rhapsodizing
they will be rhapsodizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rhapsodizing
you have been rhapsodizing
he/she/it has been rhapsodizing
we have been rhapsodizing
you have been rhapsodizing
they have been rhapsodizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rhapsodizing
you will have been rhapsodizing
he/she/it will have been rhapsodizing
we will have been rhapsodizing
you will have been rhapsodizing
they will have been rhapsodizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rhapsodizing
you had been rhapsodizing
he/she/it had been rhapsodizing
we had been rhapsodizing
you had been rhapsodizing
they had been rhapsodizing
Conditional
I would rhapsodize
you would rhapsodize
he/she/it would rhapsodize
we would rhapsodize
you would rhapsodize
they would rhapsodize
Past Conditional
I would have rhapsodized
you would have rhapsodized
he/she/it would have rhapsodized
we would have rhapsodized
you would have rhapsodized
they would have rhapsodized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rhapsodize - recite a rhapsody
recount, narrate, tell, recite - narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
2.rhapsodize - say (something) with great enthusiasm
enthuse - utter with enthusiasm

rhapsodize

verb
To show enthusiasm:
Translations

rhapsodize

[ˈræpsədaɪz] VI to rhapsodize over sthextasiarse ante algo, entusiasmarse por algo

rhapsodize

[ˈræpsədaɪz] rhapsodise (British) vis'extasier
to rhapsodize over sth → s'extasier sur qch

rhapsodize

viüberschwänglich schwärmen (over, about von)

rhapsodize

[ˈræpsəˌdaɪz] vi to rhapsodize (about), rhapsodize (over)parlare entusiasticamente (di)
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