verb (used without object), di·plo·ma·tized, di·plo·ma·tiz·ing.
to use diplomacy or tact.
verb (used with object), di·plo·ma·tized, di·plo·ma·tiz·ing.
to use the techniques of diplomacy on.
Also especially British, di·plo·ma·tise.
Origin of diplomatize
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I am accustomed to go at once to the point—I cannot diplomatize.Frederick The Great and His Family