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literalize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Literalize  \Lit"er*al*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Literalized}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Literalizing}.] 
  To  make  literal;  to  interpret  or  put  in  practice  according  to 
  the  strict  meaning  of  the  words  --  opposed  to 
  {spiritualize};  as  to  literalize  Scripture. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  literalize 
  v  :  make  literal;  "literalize  metaphors"  [ant:  {spiritualize}] 




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