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etherealize

or (especially British) etherealise

[ih-theer-ee-uh-lahyz] /ɪˈθɪər i əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), etherealized, etherealizing.
1.
to make ethereal.
Origin of etherealize
1820-1830
1820-30; ethereal + -ize
Related forms
etherealization, noun
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etherealize

/ɪˈθɪərɪəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to make or regard as being ethereal
2.
to add ether to or make into ether or something resembling ether
Derived Forms
etherealization, etherealisation, noun
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