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di·ab·o·lize

 (dī-ăb′ə-līz′)
tr.v. di·ab·o·lized, di·ab·o·liz·ing, di·ab·o·liz·es
1. To cause to be devilish or diabolical.
2. To represent as diabolical.

diabolize

(daɪˈæbəˌlaɪz) or

diabolise

vb (tr)
1. (Other Non-Christian Religions)
a. to make (someone or something) diabolical
b. to subject to the influence of devils
2. to portray as diabolical

diabolize


Past participle: diabolized
Gerund: diabolizing

Imperative
diabolize
diabolize
Present
I diabolize
you diabolize
he/she/it diabolizes
we diabolize
you diabolize
they diabolize
Preterite
I diabolized
you diabolized
he/she/it diabolized
we diabolized
you diabolized
they diabolized
Present Continuous
I am diabolizing
you are diabolizing
he/she/it is diabolizing
we are diabolizing
you are diabolizing
they are diabolizing
Present Perfect
I have diabolized
you have diabolized
he/she/it has diabolized
we have diabolized
you have diabolized
they have diabolized
Past Continuous
I was diabolizing
you were diabolizing
he/she/it was diabolizing
we were diabolizing
you were diabolizing
they were diabolizing
Past Perfect
I had diabolized
you had diabolized
he/she/it had diabolized
we had diabolized
you had diabolized
they had diabolized
Future
I will diabolize
you will diabolize
he/she/it will diabolize
we will diabolize
you will diabolize
they will diabolize
Future Perfect
I will have diabolized
you will have diabolized
he/she/it will have diabolized
we will have diabolized
you will have diabolized
they will have diabolized
Future Continuous
I will be diabolizing
you will be diabolizing
he/she/it will be diabolizing
we will be diabolizing
you will be diabolizing
they will be diabolizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been diabolizing
you have been diabolizing
he/she/it has been diabolizing
we have been diabolizing
you have been diabolizing
they have been diabolizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been diabolizing
you will have been diabolizing
he/she/it will have been diabolizing
we will have been diabolizing
you will have been diabolizing
they will have been diabolizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been diabolizing
you had been diabolizing
he/she/it had been diabolizing
we had been diabolizing
you had been diabolizing
they had been diabolizing
Conditional
I would diabolize
you would diabolize
he/she/it would diabolize
we would diabolize
you would diabolize
they would diabolize
Past Conditional
I would have diabolized
you would have diabolized
he/she/it would have diabolized
we would have diabolized
you would have diabolized
they would have diabolized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.diabolize - turn into a devil or make devilish; "Man devilized by war"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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In the final instance, ancestral religion may completely disappear (Robbins 2014:5), even though remaining components may persist, albeit diabolized through 'a flexible language of satanic influence that is very sensitive to local social concerns' (Robbins 2004b: 127).
In England, Anglicans and Puritans diabolized suicide.
Diverse segments of society are otherized, diabolized and demonized.
Once open-plot gold exploitation became less lucrative, and gold diggers--the so-called forty-niners--congregated in the cities, Chinese in the labor market were transformed from useful assistants to competitors, and subsequently diabolized.
To Mubarak's mind, it was easier to believe that the diabolized Muslim Brotherhood group was behind all evil, that anti-regime demonstrators were nothing but a handful of hating (even self-hating) individuals, and that "progress" under his leadership has been undeniably remarkable.