politicks

politick

[pol-i-tik]
verb (used without object)
1.
to engage in politicking.
verb (used with object)
2.
to influence, accomplish, or promote by politicking: Somehow he politicked the bill through both houses of Congress.

Origin:
1915–20; earlier politic, verbal derivative of politic; later as back formation from politicking

outpolitick, verb (used with object)

politicize, politick.
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