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romanticize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishromanticizero‧man‧ti‧cize (also romanticise British English) /rəʊˈmæntəsaɪz, rə- $ roʊ-, rə-/ verb [transitive]  PERFECTto talk or think about things in a way that makes them seem more romantic or attractive than they really are a romanticized image of life during the war→ See Verb table
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romanticizeYet the context should not be romanticized.It has been romanticized as a tradition of public service when much of it was about the protection of vested interests.Was he, he wondered, romanticizing his own children because he missed them?Only those who have not been tied to the land can romanticize it.Unfortunately, popular folklore eventually romanticized the leader and his tribe, reducing them almost to comic book caricatures.Men tell violent tales and romanticize the lessons violence brings.It's easy to romanticize this basically squalid lifestyle and the repression is bound to slow down development.Much of the film takes a highly romanticized view of life on the streets.The miner, whose dangerous and unpleasant labour is so misguidedly romanticized, will be eliminated.
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Verb table
romanticize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyromanticize
he, she, itromanticizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyromanticized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave romanticized
he, she, ithas romanticized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad romanticized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill romanticize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have romanticized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam romanticizing
he, she, itis romanticizing
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you, we, theyare romanticizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas romanticizing
you, we, theywere romanticizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been romanticizing
he, she, ithas been romanticizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been romanticizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be romanticizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been romanticizing
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