- to convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte; recruit.
Also especially British, pros·e·lyt·ise.
Origin of proselytize
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Related Words for proselytizingadvocate, uphold, approve, defend, adopt, accept, persuade, embrace, convince, sway
Examples from the Web for proselytizing
Historical Examples of proselytizing
Proselytizing schools, though supported by public grants, entirely failed.
- to convert (someone) from one religious faith to another
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Word Origin and History for proselytizing
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