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Gnosticize

or gnosticize

[nos-tuh-sahyz] /ˈnɒs təˌsaɪz/
verb (used without object), Gnosticized, Gnosticizing.
1.
to adopt or maintain Gnostic views.
verb (used with object), Gnosticized, Gnosticizing.
2.
to explain on Gnostic principles; give a Gnostic interpretation of or quality to.
Also, especially British, Gnosticise.
Origin of Gnosticize
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65; Gnostic + -ize
Related forms
Gnosticizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Gnosticize

Gnosticize

/ˈnɒstɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to maintain or profess Gnostic views
2.
to put a Gnostic interpretation upon (something)
Derived Forms
Gnosticizer, Gnosticiser, noun
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