Barbarized
Barbarize Bar"ba*rize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Barbarized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Barbarizing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To become barbarous. [1913 Webster]

The Roman empire was barbarizing rapidly from the time of Trajan. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

2. To adopt a foreign or barbarous mode of speech. [1913 Webster]

The ill habit . . . of wretched barbarizing against the Latin and Greek idiom, with their untutored Anglicisms. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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