verb (used with object), di·ab·o·lized, di·ab·o·liz·ing.
to make diabolic or devilish.
to represent as diabolic.
to subject to diabolic influences.
Also especially British, di·ab·o·lise.
Origin of diabolize
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- to make (someone or something) diabolical
- to subject to the influence of devils
to portray as diabolical
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