Fanaticize
Fanaticize \Fa*nat"i*cize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fanaticized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fanaticizing}.] To cause to become a fanatic. [1913 Webster]

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  • fanaticize — (Amer.) v. turn into a fanatic; act like a fanatic (also fanaticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fanaticize — [fə nat′ə sīz΄] vt., vi. fanaticized, fanaticizing to make or become fanatical …   English World dictionary

  • fanaticize — transitive verb ( cized; cizing) Date: 1812 to cause to become fanatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fanaticize — /feuh nat euh suyz /, v., fanaticized, fanaticizing. v.t. 1. to make fanatical. v.i. 2. to act with or show fanaticism. Also, esp. Brit., fanaticise. [1705 15; FANATIC + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • fanaticize — verb a) To make into a fanatic b) To cause to be fanatical …   Wiktionary

  • fanaticize — fa·nat·i·cize …   English syllables

  • fanaticize — fa•nat•i•cize [[t]fəˈnæt əˌsaɪz[/t]] v. cized, ciz•ing 1) to make fanatical 2) to act with or show fanaticism • Etymology: 1705–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • fanaticize — sīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) transitive verb : to cause to become a fanatic : imbue with fanaticism used chiefly as a participial adjective a fanaticized mob intransitive verb : to act or feel like a fanatic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fanaticized — Fanaticize Fa*nat i*cize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fanaticized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fanaticizing}.] To cause to become a fanatic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fanaticizing — Fanaticize Fa*nat i*cize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fanaticized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fanaticizing}.] To cause to become a fanatic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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