Bestializing
Bestialize Bes"tial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestializing}.] To make bestial, or like a beast; to degrade; to brutalize. [1913 Webster]

The process of bestializing humanity. --Hare. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bestialize — Bes tial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestializing}.] To make bestial, or like a beast; to degrade; to brutalize. [1913 Webster] The process of bestializing humanity. Hare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bestialized — Bestialize Bes tial*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bestialized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bestializing}.] To make bestial, or like a beast; to degrade; to brutalize. [1913 Webster] The process of bestializing humanity. Hare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bestialize — [bes′chəl īz΄, bes′tyəlīz; ] often [ bēs′tyə līz΄əə liz΄] vt. bestialized, bestializing to make bestial; brutalize …   English World dictionary

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