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Yankeefy

[ yang-kee-fahy, -ki- ]
/ ˈyæŋ kiˌfaɪ, -kɪ- /
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verb (used with object), Yan·kee·fied, Yan·kee·fy·ing.
to cause to acquire Yankee traits or characteristics: She was afraid that a year in a Connecticut college had Yankeefied her speech.
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