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romanticize

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  • v  interpret romantically
    Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
  • v  make romantic in style
    The designer romanticized the little black dress
  • v  act in a romantic way

  • Sure, it's a mistake to romanticize all this any more than is strictly necessary.
  • The impulse to imitate a suicide can be powerful, especially among adolescents, who tend to romanticize adventure and recklessness.
  • They therefore constitute an ideal starring team for a picture, of which the aim is to romanticize the love life of a Brooklyn strumpet and a petty thief.
News & Articles

  • Classic Photo: Lower Manhattan Was Terrifying In 1888
    It's easy to romanticize Old New York —but it wasn't always filled with cuddly subway graffiti, goofy beefsteak dinner traditions , and adorable billy club-wielding vigilantes . Back in the late 19th century, parts of Lower Manhattan were crime-ridden cesspools filled with tough looking b'hoys in intimidating bowler hats. [ more › ]
    June 16, 2013 - Gothamist
  • Retired NFL Players Who Could Still Play in the NFL Today
    They say Father Time is undefeated, and NFL players are probably the most affected in all of sports. However, there are a few players who walked away before the old man could land his haymaker . As fans, we often romanticize a player to such an extent that we're not capable of acknowledging that the end has come. So there will be a few notable exceptions that you'll surely add to the comments ...
    June 15, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Marc Jacobs in Telegraph.co.uk
    It's not just about selling clothes. It's about giving people things to dream of and romanticize about, Jacobs said to "Women's Wear Daily" yesterday.
  • Glenn Beck in New York Times
    I know it's easy to romanticize the past, especially if you grew up in a small town like I did,Mr. Beck told listeners of his radio program one day in March 2007. "But it seems to me that my hometown of Mount Vernon was full of leaders."
  • Jeff Burton in Nascar
    The thing about the quality of the racing is interesting to me,Burton said. "I understand the 'good ol' days' theory and I understand that we all fantasize and romanticize about the way things used to be. The quality of racing is not bad...

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