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Rhapsodize   /rˈæpsədˌaɪz/   Listen

(past & past part. rhapsodized; pres. part. rhapsodizing)
Recite a rhapsody.  Synonym: rhapsodise.
Say (something) with great enthusiasm.  Synonym: rhapsodise.

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"Rhapsodize" Quotes from Famous Books

... consolation for the emotional mother of the child as well as introductions were now in order, Mrs. Harold and Captain Stewart offering their services. These, however, were declined, but Mrs. Peyton Stewart embraced the opportunity to rhapsodize over "that darling child who had handled the launch with such marvelous skill and been instrumental in saving sweet little Clare's life." Durand, drying off in the launch, seemed to be quite out of her consideration ...
— Peggy Stewart: Navy Girl at Home • Gabrielle E. Jackson

... and, after slight attention to our toilette, we dropped by twos and threes into the neighborhood of the major's tent. A little back from the rows of other tents, a few fine oaks made a temple in front, worthy even of its presiding genius, Grace Fanning—but I am not going to rhapsodize. She was a fair, modest, young thing, with the girl rose yet fresh on her wife's cheek. I had known her from childhood; very nearly of the same age, and the children of neighbors, we had been inseparable; ...
— Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various

... in Carthage—except Mrs. Ulysses S. G. Budlong—celebrates Christmas behind closed doors. People find it easier to rhapsodize when the collateral is not shown. It is amazing how far a Carthaginian can go on the most meager donation. The formula is usually: "We had Such a lovely Christmas at our house. What did I get? Oh, so many things ...
— Mrs. Budlong's Chrismas Presents • Rupert Hughes

Words linked to "Rhapsodize" :   enthuse, rhapsody, tell, recount, rhapsodise, recite, narrate

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