angelize

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • angelise (non-Oxford British spelling)

Etymology[edit]

angel +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

angelize (third-person singular simple present angelizes, present participle angelizing, simple past and past participle angelized)

  1. (transitive) To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.
    It ought not to be our object to angelize, nor to brutalize, but to humanize man. — W. Taylor.

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