factional + -ize
factionalize (third-person singular simple present factionalizes, present participle factionalizing, simple past and past participle factionalized)
- To split into factions
2009, January 20, “Seth Mydans And Mark Mcdonald”, in Novelist Given 3 Years for Insulting Thai King:
- He has no official political role, but he is a unifying force and peacemaker in a nation that has become increasingly factionalized and acrimonious.