Definition of Diabolize

1. Verb. Turn into a devil or make devilish. "Man devilized by war"

Exact synonyms: Devilise, Devilize, Diabolise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Devil, Devil, Devil



Definition of Diabolize

1. v. t. To render diabolical.

Definition of Diabolize

1. Verb. (archaic) to represent as diabolical ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diabolize

1. [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diabolize

diabolicalities
diabolicality
diabolically
diabolicalness
diabolick
diabolified
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diabolify
diabolifying
diabolise
diabolism
diabolisms
diabolist
diabolistic
diabolists
diabolize (current term)
diabolized
diabolizes
diabolizing
diabolo
diabologue
diabologues
diabolos
diabulimia
diacatholicon
diacatholicons
diacaustic
diacaustics
diacele
diacerein

Literary usage of Diabolize

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1. Life and Letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes by John Torrey Morse (1896)
"... errand in theology as good as that of his colonist forefathers, who had made it their business " to diabolize the deity," as he expressed it ? ..."

2. ... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1892)
"It is a less violence to our nature to deify protoplasm than it is to diabolize the Deity. The practical effect of Edwards's teachings about the relations ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1829)
"... and schismatic broils, which have already begun, as will be shown in our notice of a work on the subject, to diabolize missionary Chris.. tianity. ..."

4. Estimates in Art by Frank Jewett Mather (1916)
"diabolize one of these early masters, deprive him of the leading of the church, turn him loose in a disordered and despicable Spain, energize him more ..."

5. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1881)
"... he would take all the bread of heaven and make a stone of it; he would diabolize the very Deity himself. That is the thick end of the wedge. ..."

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