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Related to animize: animise
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Verb1.animize - give lifelike qualities toanimize - give lifelike qualities to; "animated cartoons"
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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Because, for Bunyan, doctrines needed to be felt on the pulse--emotional rather than intellectual assent the sine qua non of being 'saved'--he set out to animize (and so to animate) the abstract tenets of theology.