oxygenize

[ ok-si-juh-nahyz ]
/ ˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), ox·y·gen·ized, ox·y·gen·iz·ing.

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Also especially British, ox·y·gen·ise.

Origin of oxygenize

First recorded in 1795–1805; oxygen + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM oxygenize

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