Definition for E-PIT'O-MIZE

E-PIT'O-MIZE, v.t.

  1. To shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to abstract, in a summary, the principal matters of a book; to contract into a narrower compass. Xiphilin epitomized Dion's Roman History.
  2. To diminish; to curtail. [Less proper.]

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