diabolize

diabolize

[dahy-ab-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), diabolized, diabolizing.
1.
to make diabolical or devilish.
2.
to represent as diabolical.
3.
to subject to diabolical influences.
Also, especially British, diabolise.


Origin:
1695–1705; < Greek diábol(os) devil + -ize

diabolization, noun
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diabolize or diabolise (daɪˈæbəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  a.  to make (someone or something) diabolical
 b.  to subject to the influence of devils
2.  to portray as diabolical
 
diabolise or diabolise
 
vb

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