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[gree-sahyz] /ˈgri saɪz/

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


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