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abolitionize

or (especially British) abolitionise

[ab-uh-lish-uh-nahyz] /ˌæb əˈlɪʃ əˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), abolitionized, abolitionizing. (esp. prior to the Civil War)
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to convert (persons, a region, a state, etc.) to abolitionism.
Origin of abolitionize
1835-1845
1835-45; Americanism; abolition + -ize
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