animalize

animalize

[an-uh-muh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), animalized, animalizing.
1.
to excite the animal passions of; brutalize; sensualize.
2.
Fine Arts. to represent in animal form or endow with animal features.
Also, especially British, animalise.


Origin:
1735–45; animal + -ize

animalization, noun
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animalize or animalise (ˈænɪməˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to rouse to brutality or sensuality or make brutal or sensual
 
animalise or animalise
 
vb
 
animali'zation or animalise
 
n
 
animali'sation or animalise
 
n

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