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verb [transitive] romanticize pronunciation in American English /roʊˈmæntɪˌsaɪz/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyromanticize
he/she/itromanticizes
present participleromanticizing
past tenseromanticized
past participleromanticized
  1. to think or say that someone or something is more romantic, better, or more exciting than they really are

    A lot of people romanticize marriage.

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