Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb diphthongize

1 sense of diphthongize

Sense 1
diphthongize, diphthongise -- (change from a simple vowel to a diphthong; "This vowel diphthongized in Germanic")
       => switch, shift, change -- (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes")

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