from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To view or interpret romantically; make romantic.
- intransitive v. To think in a romantic way.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make something romantic or to view something in a romantic manner
- v. To think or act in a romantic manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To behave in a romantic or sentimental way.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. interpret romantically
- v. make romantic in style
- v. act in a romantic way
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Do these people really think that Americans have come to "romanticize" these poor young kids who have been forced into the spotlight by her overly ambitious mother?
Judt, who died in August, declares that one must not "romanticize" the city.
Define "romanticize" in regards to Hamas and Hezbollah.
Indeed, we are seeing how the pundits love to "romanticize" the "working class" just as the Marxists have said nice things about the "proletariat," but actually seeing so-called "working people" as being anything more than political symbols is something else.
"They're often less about the landscape and more about people's desires, like the things that you wish to be true about the land, that we kind of romanticize and mythologize-the wild spaces.
Maybe romanticize it, make it compelling for film.
You may exaggerate, romanticize and idolize, but you should not distort and present a false picture of our recent past.
'Bank resists the urge to over romanticize modern-day relationships, recognizing the ordinary, mundane side of life and love.'
We romanticize characters who thumb their nose at the establishment when they are on TV and in our virtual world, but pirates in the real world cause people real fear because they are infamous for their violent acts and often get away with them.
Though no one could link the stroke to her flight out here, she remains afraid to fly, so I began to romanticize a trip across country to take her home to visit.