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propagandize

[prop-uh-gan-dahyz] /ˌprɒp əˈgæn daɪz/
verb (used with object), propagandized, propagandizing.
1.
to propagate or publicize (principles, dogma, etc.) by means of propaganda.
2.
to subject to propaganda:
to propagandize enemy countries.
verb (used without object), propagandized, propagandizing.
3.
to carry on or disseminate propaganda.
Also, especially British, propagandise.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; propagand(a) + -ize
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  • Over and over our so called leader live in either denial or want to propagandize its citizens.
  • The author is not propagandize science, he is playing politics.
  • So its not surprising that they should cheat, propagandize and outright lie to accomplish their goals.
  • The acolytes of the market will propagandize it as the best of progress.
  • To propagandize lies and distortions successfully to a citizenry does not validate the lies and distortions.
  • They have entered the building to propagandize, confront, or agitate the building's occupants.
  • For example, a survey about how to communicate better could be seen as how to propagandize.
  • The media in particular, especially in the early stages, propagandize in favor of war.
  • The emphasis in that case was not to propagandize, but to really project an accurate picture.
British Dictionary definitions for propagandize

propagandize

/ˌprɒpəˈɡændaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to spread by propaganda
2.
(transitive) to subject to propaganda
3.
(intransitive) to spread or organize propaganda
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Word Origin and History for propagandize
v.

1841, from propaganda + -ize. Related: Propagandized; propagandizing.

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