Definition of Grecianize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grecianize

greatnesses
greats
greatsword
greatswords
greave
greaved
greaves
greaving
grebe
grebes
grebo
grebos
grece
greces
grechishchevite
grecianize (current term)
grecianized
grecianizes
grecianizing
grecians
grecize
grecized
grecizes
grecizing
greco-roman
grecque
grecques
gree
greeble
greebles

Literary usage of Grecianize

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"The attempt to grecianize modern names, has not been attended with success, and is the most ridiculous method yet resorted to. ..."

2. The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown (1851)
"... Grecian, GrecianĀ», grecianize. So Murray, copying Blair, speaks of " LotiĀ»' ixed English ; " and, again, of style strictly " English, ..."

3. Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopaedia by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1853)
"They afterwards were closed, and, as a well known, attempts were finally made to grecianize them with pillars and pediments. The increasing rivalry and ..."

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