• WordNet 3.6
    • v rhapsodize say (something) with great enthusiasm
    • v rhapsodize recite a rhapsody
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Rhapsodize To utter as a rhapsody, or in the manner of a rhapsody
    • v. i Rhapsodize To utter rhapsodies.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rhapsodize To recite rhapsodies; act as a rhapsodist; hence, to express one's self with poetic enthusiasm; speak with an intenseness or exaggeration due to strong feeling.
    • rhapsodize To sing or narrate or recite as a rhapsody; rehearse in the manner of a rhapsody.
    • rhapsodize Also spelled rhapsodise.
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In literature:

And Stanley thought, for he was not rhapsodic 'Wonderful pretty country!
"The Freelands" by John Galsworthy
He thought of Helen and rhapsodized.
"The Portygee" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
For the most part it was passionate speech rather than song, a rhapsodical declamation in hybrid rhythms.
"The American Spirit in Literature," by Bliss Perry
Her expression was aloof, poetic, rhapsodical.
"The Titan" by Theodore Dreiser
For there is no affectation of enthusiasm about her; nothing exaggerated, nothing rhapsodical.
"Sybil or the Two Nations" by Benjamin Disraeli
But she took no notice of this, only went on with her own rhapsodic interrogation.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
Schumann wrote rhapsodically of it.
"Chopin: The Man and His Music" by James Huneker
As Marie Louise with unwitting enthusiasm rhapsodized over the shipyard Jake's interest kindled.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Well, come out presently when you feel you're rhapsodized enough.
"I'll Leave It To You" by Noel Coward
And the world has rhapsodized for a hundred years over so clumsy a statement.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 2" by Various

In poetry:

The Burne-Jones cartons
Have preserved her eyes;
Still, at the Tate, they teach
Cophetua to rhapsodize;
"Yeux Glauques" by Ezra Pound

In news:

People are always singing its praises, of course, rhapsodizing over its extreme weather, its rugged terrain, its dizzying coastal paths, its clotted cream, its superior sheep.
They eagerly anticipated the spring's first shipment of annual color and would spend hours planting, watering, weeding and rhapsodizing about the results.
Green Lantern' writer-producer GEOFF JOHNS waxes rhapsodic about Hollywood, Hal Jordan and his brightest days.
Salafis, or Islamic fundamentalists, rhapsodize about founding political parties and forging alliances with the more mainstream Muslim Brotherhood to maximize the religious vote in Egypt after the fall of Hosni Mubarak.
In 2008 he was prominently supportive of Obama, about whom he rhapsodized in nearly messianic terms.
Adapted by Guillermo del Toro from Mike Mignola's cult comic, Hellboy is both jocular and rhapsodic.
Yesterday, we told you about Sloane Crosley's debut on the Times 's nonfiction paperback bestseller list, yet we neglected to rhapsodize about the #1 book on the hardcover fiction list.
TUCSON--Bagging rays under a crisp blue sky backed by a postcard-perfect view of the majestic Santa Catalina Mountains, the husband-and-wife writing team of Jane and Michael Stern rhapsodize over the Western wonderland we know as Arizona.
Herman Melville rhapsodizes about it in the opening chapter of "Moby-Dick".
), it shouldn't shock you that I can rhapsodize easily, if not professionally, about pie - pecan being my absolute favorite.
" Footnotes are "a rhapsodic grace note" in a master's hands, a journalist wrote.
Back home they might wax rhapsodic about a few hours mucking about with bricks and mortar.
When the urchins in the musical "Oliver" waxed rhapsodic about "food, glorious food," they must have been singing about Ohio — just as surely as Ohioans know that with a name like Smucker's, it has to be good.
Plume 's wine director, who also spent three years at the world-class French Laundry in Napa Valley, talks about wine the way Leonard Bernstein rhapsodized about music.
"Douse hair with gasoline/Set it light and set it free," Harvey rhapsodizes on "Man-Size," from her second album, Rid of Me.