Schismatize
Schismatize Schis"ma*tize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Schismatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Schismatizing}.] [Cf. F. schismatiser.] To take part in schism; to make a breach of communion in the church. [1913 Webster]

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  • schismatize — index conflict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • schismatize — verb ( tized; tizing) Date: 1601 intransitive verb to take part in schism; especially to make a breach of union (as in the church) transitive verb to induce into schism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • schismatize — /siz meuh tuyz , skiz /, v., schismatized, schismatizing. v.i. 1. to take part in a schism. v.t. 2. to cause schism in. Also, esp. Brit., schismatise. [1595 1605; < LL schismat (see SCHISM) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • schismatize — schis·ma·tize …   English syllables

  • schismatize — məˌtīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: probably from schismatic (II), after such pairs as English harmonic : harmonize intransitive verb : to take part in schism; especially : to make a breach of union ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schismatized — Schismatize Schis ma*tize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Schismatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Schismatizing}.] [Cf. F. schismatiser.] To take part in schism; to make a breach of communion in the church. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schismatizing — Schismatize Schis ma*tize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Schismatized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Schismatizing}.] [Cf. F. schismatiser.] To take part in schism; to make a breach of communion in the church. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conflict — I noun adverseness, affray, altercation, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, argument, argumentation, battle, belligerency, breach, challenge, clash, clash of arms, collision, combat, competition, conflict of opinion, contention, contentiousness,… …   Law dictionary

  • schism —   n. division, especially of church, into two parties.    ♦ schismatic(al), a. pertaining to or causing schism; n., person involved in or promoting schism.    ♦ schismatize, v.   i. & t.    ♦ schismatism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • schismatist — ˈ ̷ ̷ mətə̇st, məd.ə̇ noun ( s) Etymology: probably from schismatize, after such pairs as English colonize : colonist : schismatic …   Useful english dictionary

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