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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of elegize.
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But even this was anticipated, as Mr. Zinoman concedes, by the sniper in Peter Bogdanovich's "Targets" 1968, a strikingly smart film, co-starring Boris Karloff, that elegizes the passing of horror's old guard.
Here, knowing their death to be imminent, a person elegizes him or herself.