Hellenize

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Hel·le·nize

 (hĕl′ə-nīz′)
v. Hel·le·nized, Hel·le·niz·ing, Hel·le·niz·es
v.intr.
To adopt Greek ways and speech; become Greek.
v.tr.
To make Greek in character, culture, or civilization.

Hel′le·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
Hel′le·niz′er n.

Hellenize

(ˈhɛlɪˌnaɪz) or

Hellenise

vb
1. (Peoples) to make or become like the ancient Greeks
2. (Historical Terms) to make or become like the ancient Greeks
ˌHelleniˈzation, ˌHelleniˈsation n
ˈHellenˌizer, ˈHellenˌiser n

Hel•len•ize

(ˈhɛl əˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make Greek in character.
v.i.
2. to adopt Greek ideas or customs.
[1605–15; < Greek]
Hel`len•i•za′tion, n.
Hel′len•iz`er, n.

Hellenize


Past participle: Hellenized
Gerund: Hellenizing

Imperative
Hellenize
Hellenize
Present
I Hellenize
you Hellenize
he/she/it Hellenizes
we Hellenize
you Hellenize
they Hellenize
Preterite
I Hellenized
you Hellenized
he/she/it Hellenized
we Hellenized
you Hellenized
they Hellenized
Present Continuous
I am Hellenizing
you are Hellenizing
he/she/it is Hellenizing
we are Hellenizing
you are Hellenizing
they are Hellenizing
Present Perfect
I have Hellenized
you have Hellenized
he/she/it has Hellenized
we have Hellenized
you have Hellenized
they have Hellenized
Past Continuous
I was Hellenizing
you were Hellenizing
he/she/it was Hellenizing
we were Hellenizing
you were Hellenizing
they were Hellenizing
Past Perfect
I had Hellenized
you had Hellenized
he/she/it had Hellenized
we had Hellenized
you had Hellenized
they had Hellenized
Future
I will Hellenize
you will Hellenize
he/she/it will Hellenize
we will Hellenize
you will Hellenize
they will Hellenize
Future Perfect
I will have Hellenized
you will have Hellenized
he/she/it will have Hellenized
we will have Hellenized
you will have Hellenized
they will have Hellenized
Future Continuous
I will be Hellenizing
you will be Hellenizing
he/she/it will be Hellenizing
we will be Hellenizing
you will be Hellenizing
they will be Hellenizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been Hellenizing
you have been Hellenizing
he/she/it has been Hellenizing
we have been Hellenizing
you have been Hellenizing
they have been Hellenizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been Hellenizing
you will have been Hellenizing
he/she/it will have been Hellenizing
we will have been Hellenizing
you will have been Hellenizing
they will have been Hellenizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been Hellenizing
you had been Hellenizing
he/she/it had been Hellenizing
we had been Hellenizing
you had been Hellenizing
they had been Hellenizing
Conditional
I would Hellenize
you would Hellenize
he/she/it would Hellenize
we would Hellenize
you would Hellenize
they would Hellenize
Past Conditional
I would have Hellenized
you would have Hellenized
he/she/it would have Hellenized
we would have Hellenized
you would have Hellenized
they would have Hellenized
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By this time, the Hellenizing influence of the Greeks that had so transformed the Near East in the wake of Alexander the Great was beginning to cause division even in Judea and the temple city of Jerusalem.
Therein, the ancient author has offered an emotional history of the revolt of the Jews against the Seleucids, whose leader, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, was fiercely intent upon Hellenizing all under his command.
He suffered, he grew bitter while in Rome, as he sensed, in conversation with his friends, the scions of great houses, in the tact and courtesy they showed him, he the son of King Seleucus Philopater, he felt that there was always, secretly, a slighting of those Hellenizing dynasties which had fallen: they were not for serious action, and most unsuitable to rule the people.
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