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stylize

styl·ize

stylize

 
pronunciation:
staI laIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stylized, stylizes, stylizing
definition 1: to cause to conform to a specific style, especially one that alters reality in an artistic way.
The landscapers stylized the gardens surrounding the palace.The filming of the violent scenes in the movie was highly stylized to make it more acceptable to the viewer.
definition 2: to represent in a manner that conforms to particular conventions; conventionalize.
The play was meant to be performed in the round, but they've stylized the production so that it can be performed on a conventional stage.
derivations: stylization (n.), stylizer (n.)