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Neronize

[neer-oh-nahyz] /ˈnɪər oʊˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), Neronized, Neronizing.
1.
to characterize (a person) as resembling Nero.
2.
to make depraved in the manner of Nero.
3.
to rule over, tyrannize, or oppress in the manner of Nero.
Also, especially British, Neronise.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < Latin Nerōn- (stem of Nerō Nero) + -ize
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