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paraffinize

[par-uh-fi-nahyz] /ˈpær ə fɪˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), paraffinized, paraffinizing.
1.
paraffin (def 4).
Also, especially British, paraffinise.
Origin of paraffinize
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; paraffin + -ize
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