Definition of Fanaticize

1. v. t. To cause to become a fanatic.



Definition of Fanaticize

1. Verb. To make into a fanatic ¹

2. Verb. To cause to be fanatical ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fanaticize

1. [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fanaticize

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fanals
fanam
fanart
fanatic
fanatical
fanatically
fanaticalness
fanaticalnesses
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fanaticised
fanaticises
fanaticising
fanaticism
fanaticisms
fanaticize (current term)
fanaticized
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fanaticizing
fanatick
fanatics
fanatism
fanbase
fanbases
fanbelt
fanbelts
fanboi
fanbois
fanboy
fanboyish

Literary usage of Fanaticize

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1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1899)
"However, it served to throw dust into the eyes of the people and to fanaticize them, while to the knowing ones it gave a geographical and preponderant line ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"kindle; spec, poetize, warm, fanaticize. "Enthuse" is either humorous or vulgar. entice, vt attract, tempt, train (rare), allure, hire; spec, wile, decoy, ..."

3. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"to have cap., not ital. fanaticize*, to infuriate, not -ise. fandango* (Sp.), a dance or its music ..."

4. The Writings of Albert Gallatin by Albert Gallatin (1879)
"However, it served to throw dust into the eyes of the people and to fanaticize them, while to the knowing ones it gave a geographical and preponderant line ..."

5. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1828)
"... were freely employed to fanaticize the mass of the patriots. In every part of the peninsula the clergy were distinguished for their active zeal, ..."

6. History of the Girondists: Or, Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the by Alphonse de Lamartine (1848)
"To impel the people to passion there must be some slight illusion mingled with the truth ; reality alone was too chilling to fanaticize the human mind; ..."

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