Heathenizing
Heathenize Hea"then*ize (-[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heathenized} (-[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heathenizing} (-[imac]`z[i^]ng).] To render heathen or heathenish. --Firmin. [1913 Webster]

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  • Heathenize — Hea then*ize ( [imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heathenized} ( [imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heathenizing} ( [imac] z[i^]ng).] To render heathen or heathenish. Firmin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heathenized — Heathenize Hea then*ize ( [imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heathenized} ( [imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heathenizing} ( [imac] z[i^]ng).] To render heathen or heathenish. Firmin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heathenize — /hee dheuh nuyz /, v., heathenized, heathenizing. v.t. 1. to make heathen. v.i. 2. to become heathen. Also, esp. Brit., heathenise. [1675 85; HEATHEN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pharisees — • A politico religious sect or faction among the adherents of later Judaism, that came into existence as a class about the third century B.C. . . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pharisees     Pharisees …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pharisees —    Separatists (Heb. persahin, from parash, to separate ). They were probably the successors of the Assideans (i.e., the pious ), a party that originated in the time of Antiochus Epiphanes in revolt against his heathenizing policy. The first… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • heathenize — [hē′thən īz΄] vt., vi. heathenized, heathenizing to make or become heathen …   English World dictionary

  • PHARISEES — (Heb. פְּרוּשִׁים, Perushim), a Jewish religious and political party or sect during the Second Temple period which emerged as a distinct group shortly after the Hasmonean revolt, about 165–160 B.C.E. They were probably successors of the Hasideans …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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