rhapsodise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rhapsodise say (something) with great enthusiasm
    • v rhapsodise recite a rhapsody
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rhapsodise See rhapsodize.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Rhapsodise to write or utter rhapsodies: to express with poetic feeling:—pr.p. rhap′sodīsing; pa.p. rhap′sodīsed
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Usage

In literature:

Sligniac has lent me, and where I now sit rhapsodising all these affairs.
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne
How can one rhapsodise over a view when surrounded by beer-stained tables?
"Three Men on the Bummel" by Jerome K. Jerome
On the subject of his Petinka, as he called him, the poor old man could never sufficiently rhapsodise and dilate.
"Poor Folk" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It is only the preposterously young who expect a man to rhapsodise over somebody else's inamorata at such a moment.
"Simon the Jester" by William J. Locke
I assure you he never rhapsodises.
"Lady Merton, Colonist" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Mara began to rhapsodise about nature.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
Many would have rhapsodised over her lithe, slender form.
"Hubert's Wife" by Minnie Mary Lee
So she continued to rhapsodise, forgot where she was going and lost her way, to find herself finally on quite the wrong road.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
The amateur only knows how to rhapsodise.
"Memoirs of an American Prima Donna" by Clara Louise Kellogg
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