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pa·gan·ize

 (pā′gə-nīz′)
tr. & intr.v. pa·gan·ized, pa·gan·iz·ing, pa·gan·iz·es
To make or become pagan.

pa′gan·i·za′tion (-gə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.

paganize

(ˈpeɪɡəˌnaɪz) or

paganise

vb
(Other Non-Christian Religions) to become pagan, render pagan, or convert to paganism
ˌpaganiˈzation, ˌpaganiˈsation n
ˈpaganˌizer, ˈpaganˌiser n

pa•gan•ize

(ˈpeɪ gəˌnaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make or become pagan.
[1605–15]
pa`gan•i•za′tion, n.

paganize


Past participle: paganized
Gerund: paganizing

Imperative
paganize
paganize
Present
I paganize
you paganize
he/she/it paganizes
we paganize
you paganize
they paganize
Preterite
I paganized
you paganized
he/she/it paganized
we paganized
you paganized
they paganized
Present Continuous
I am paganizing
you are paganizing
he/she/it is paganizing
we are paganizing
you are paganizing
they are paganizing
Present Perfect
I have paganized
you have paganized
he/she/it has paganized
we have paganized
you have paganized
they have paganized
Past Continuous
I was paganizing
you were paganizing
he/she/it was paganizing
we were paganizing
you were paganizing
they were paganizing
Past Perfect
I had paganized
you had paganized
he/she/it had paganized
we had paganized
you had paganized
they had paganized
Future
I will paganize
you will paganize
he/she/it will paganize
we will paganize
you will paganize
they will paganize
Future Perfect
I will have paganized
you will have paganized
he/she/it will have paganized
we will have paganized
you will have paganized
they will have paganized
Future Continuous
I will be paganizing
you will be paganizing
he/she/it will be paganizing
we will be paganizing
you will be paganizing
they will be paganizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been paganizing
you have been paganizing
he/she/it has been paganizing
we have been paganizing
you have been paganizing
they have been paganizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been paganizing
you will have been paganizing
he/she/it will have been paganizing
we will have been paganizing
you will have been paganizing
they will have been paganizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been paganizing
you had been paganizing
he/she/it had been paganizing
we had been paganizing
you had been paganizing
they had been paganizing
Conditional
I would paganize
you would paganize
he/she/it would paganize
we would paganize
you would paganize
they would paganize
Past Conditional
I would have paganized
you would have paganized
he/she/it would have paganized
we would have paganized
you would have paganized
they would have paganized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.paganize - make pagan in character; "The Church paganized Christianity"
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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The fresh perspective is likely to spark controversy in positing, among other things, that Gnosticism was merely a failed attempt to paganize Christianity and the decline in paganism was less due to state repression than the appeal of Christianity to the masses.
Unquestionably then, it is necessary to explain why Shakespeare secularizes, naturalizes or paganizes his Christianized source.