diabolize
transitive verb (-lized; -lizing) Date: 1702 to represent as or make diabolical

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  • Diabolize — Di*ab o*lize, v. t. To render diabolical. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diabolize — [dī ab′əlīz΄] vt. diabolized, diabolizing 1. to make diabolic 2. to portray as diabolic …   English World dictionary

  • diabolize — diabolization, n. /duy ab euh luyz /, v.t., diabolized, diabolizing. 1. to make diabolical or devilish. 2. to represent as diabolical. 3. to subject to diabolical influences. Also, esp. Brit., diabolise. [1695 1705; < Gk diábol(os) DEVIL + IZE] * …   Universalium

  • diabolize — verb to represent as diabolical …   Wiktionary

  • diabolize — di·ab·o·lize …   English syllables

  • diabolize — v.tr. (also ise) make into or represent as a devil …   Useful english dictionary

  • diabolise — verb turn into a devil or make devilish Man devilized by war • Syn: ↑devilize, ↑devilise, ↑diabolize • Derivationally related forms: ↑Devil (for: ↑devilize), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bewitch — Synonyms and related words: abuse, afflict, aggrieve, allure, attract, becharm, bedevil, befoul, beguile, blight, captivate, carry away, cast a spell, charm, condemn, corrupt, crucify, curse, damage, dazzle, defile, delectate, delight, demonize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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