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diabolize

[ dahy-ab-uh-lahyz ]
/ da瑟藞忙b 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), di路ab路o路lized, di路ab路o路liz路ing.
to make diabolic or devilish.
to represent as diabolic.
to subject to diabolic influences.
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Also especially British, di路ab路o路lise .

Origin of diabolize

1695鈥1705; <Greek di谩bol(os) devil + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM diabolize

di路ab路o路li路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for diabolize

diabolize

diabolise

/ (da瑟藞忙b蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
  1. to make (someone or something) diabolical
  2. to subject to the influence of devils
to portray as diabolical
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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