verb (used with or without object), pa·pal·ized, pa·pal·iz·ing.

to become or render papal.

Also especially British, pa·pal·ise.

Origin of papalize

First recorded in 1615–25; papal + -ize
Related formspa·pal·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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