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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of poeticise.


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  • Eliots live only for poeticised sermons and getting their end in.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • At least to my mind, there's always a connection between the real objects and their more fantastic, poeticised counterparts in literature.

    Diamonds are for Helmets

  • On the other hand, lots of Fall stuff is the raw gnaw of discontent, the loather's leap into something infallible - rough wraparound murk-blues-unto-excelsis drone with mundane household words spasmodically and (sort of) rhythmically spoken or shouted or declaimed or poeticised or laughed or squealed or panicked, with new slang or pronounciations invented on the spot.

    The Fall

  • If an American Indian -- an idealised, poeticised American Indian -- could be invested with the beauty that does not belong to the red races and yet which, if perfected on the lines of beauty suggested by some of the nobler specimens of the nobler tribes, she might look like Brigit Mead.

    The Halo

  • What goes into the writer's ear comes out of the characters 'mouths edited and poeticised.

    Culture |


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