Graecism



[gree-sahyz] /ˈgri saɪz/

verb (used with or without object), Graecized, Graecizing. Chiefly British.
1.
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[gree-siz-uh m] /ˈgri sɪz əm/
noun
1.
the spirit of Greek thought, art, etc.
2.
adoption or imitation of this.
3.
an idiom or peculiarity of Greek.
/ˈɡriːsɪzəm/
noun
1.
Greek characteristics or style
2.
admiration for or imitation of these, as in sculpture or architecture
3.
a form of words characteristic or imitative of the idiom of the Greek language
/ˈɡriːsaɪz/
verb
1.
another word for Hellenize
/ˈɡriːˌsɪzəm/
noun
1.
a variant spelling (esp US) of Graecism

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