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Gnosticize

or gnos·ti·cize

[ nos-tuh-sahyz ]
/ ˈnɒs təˌsaɪz /
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verb (used without object), Gnos·ti·cized, Gnos·ti·ciz·ing.
to adopt or maintain Gnostic views.
verb (used with object), Gnos·ti·cized, Gnos·ti·ciz·ing.
to explain on Gnostic principles; give a Gnostic interpretation of or quality to.
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Also especially British, Gnos·ti·cise .

Origin of Gnosticize

First recorded in 1655–65; Gnostic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Gnosticize

Gnos·ti·ciz·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Gnosticize

Gnosticize

Gnosticise

/ (ˈnɒstɪˌsaɪz) /

verb
(intr) to maintain or profess Gnostic views
to put a Gnostic interpretation upon (something)

Derived forms of Gnosticize

Gnosticizer or Gnosticiser, noun
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