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tr.v. e·rot·i·cized, e·rot·i·ciz·ing, e·rot·i·ciz·es
To make erotic.

e·rot′i·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ɪˈrɒtɪˌsaɪz) or


(tr) to regard or present in a sexual way
eˌroticiˈzation, eˌroticiˈsation n


(ɪˈrɒt əˌsaɪz)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to render or make erotic.
e•rot`i•ci•za′tion, n.


Past participle: eroticized
Gerund: eroticizing

I eroticize
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I have eroticized
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I would have eroticized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.eroticize - give erotic character to or make more interesting; "eroticize the ads"
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"


[ɪˈrɒtɪsaɪz] VTerotizar


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