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fanaticize

[fuh-nat-uh-sahyz] /fəˈnæt əˌsaɪz/
verb (used with object), fanaticized, fanaticizing.
1.
to make fanatical.
verb (used without object), fanaticized, fanaticizing.
2.
to act with or show fanaticism.
Also, especially British, fanaticise.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; fanatic + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for fanaticise

fanaticize

/fəˈnætɪˌsaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become fanatical
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