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Definition of romanticize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] romanticize (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they romanticize
he / she / it romanticizes
past simple romanticized
-ing form romanticizing
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to make something seem more attractive or interesting than it really is romanticizing the past a romanticized picture of parenthood
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