Allegorize

Definition of Allegorize

Al´le`go`rize
v. t.1.To form or turn into allegory; as, to allegorize the history of a people.
[imp. & p. p. Allegorized ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Allegorizing.]
2.To treat as allegorical; to understand in an allegorical sense; as, when a passage in a writer may understood literally or figuratively, he who gives it a figurative sense is said to allegorize it.
1.To use allegory.

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