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effeminize

[ih-fem-uh-nahyz]
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verb (used with object), ef·fem·i·nized, ef·fem·i·niz·ing.
  1. to make effeminate.
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Origin of effeminize

First recorded in 1605–15; effemin(ate) + -ize
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