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Literalize

Lit´er`al`ize   Pronunciation: lĭt´ẽr`al`īz
v. t.1.To make literal; to interpret or put in practice according to the strict meaning of the words; - opposed to spiritualize; as, to literalize Scripture.
[imp. & p. p. Literalized (lĭt"ẽr*al*īzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Literalizing (lĭt"ẽr*al*ī*zĭng).]
Verb1.literalize - make literal; "literalize metaphors"
Synonyms: literalise
Antonyms:
spiritualise, spiritualize - give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense
construe, interpret, literalise, see, spiritualise, spiritualize
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