ritualize

[rich-oo-uh-lahyz]
verb (used without object), ritualized, ritualizing.
1.
to practice ritualism.
verb (used with object), ritualized, ritualizing.
2.
to make into a ritual: to ritualize the serving of tea.
3.
to convert (someone) to ritualism; impose ritualism upon.
Also, especially British, ritualise.


Origin:
1835–45; ritual + -ize

deritualize, verb, deritualized, deritualizing.
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ritualize or ritualise (ˈrɪtjʊəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to engage in ritualism or devise rituals
2.  (tr) to make (something) into a ritual
 
ritualise or ritualise
 
vb

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Deeply suspicious, deeply reverent, they ritualize their poverty and their conformity and show them off as talismans.
In fact, basic safety courses tell you to basically ritualize it.
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