from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To show in pictures; illustrate: pictorialized the changing seasons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To represent pictorially; represent in or as in a picture.


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  • Anyone can preach hope, but to pictorialize it in capsule form — that was the coup.

    The News Blues

  • It was the illustrator's task to select the most emetic, erotic, or sensationally supernatural episode in the chapbook, then pictorialize it to lure the

    Gothic Visions, Romantic Acoustics


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