Vulgarizing
Vulgarize Vul"gar*ize, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Vulgarized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vulgarizing}.] [Cf. F. vulgariser, LL. vulgarizare.] To make vulgar, or common. [1913 Webster]

Exhortation vulgarized by low wit. --V. Knox. [1913 Webster]


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