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bes·tial·ize

 (bĕs′chə-līz′, bēs′-)
tr.v. bes·tial·ized, bes·tial·iz·ing, bes·tial·iz·es
1. To represent or portray as an animal or beast.
2. To reduce to a bestial condition; deprave.

bes′tial·i·za′tion n.

bestialize

(ˈbɛstɪəˌlaɪz) or

bestialise

vb
(tr) to make bestial or brutal

bestialize


Past participle: bestialized
Gerund: bestializing

Imperative
bestialize
bestialize
Present
I bestialize
you bestialize
he/she/it bestializes
we bestialize
you bestialize
they bestialize
Preterite
I bestialized
you bestialized
he/she/it bestialized
we bestialized
you bestialized
they bestialized
Present Continuous
I am bestializing
you are bestializing
he/she/it is bestializing
we are bestializing
you are bestializing
they are bestializing
Present Perfect
I have bestialized
you have bestialized
he/she/it has bestialized
we have bestialized
you have bestialized
they have bestialized
Past Continuous
I was bestializing
you were bestializing
he/she/it was bestializing
we were bestializing
you were bestializing
they were bestializing
Past Perfect
I had bestialized
you had bestialized
he/she/it had bestialized
we had bestialized
you had bestialized
they had bestialized
Future
I will bestialize
you will bestialize
he/she/it will bestialize
we will bestialize
you will bestialize
they will bestialize
Future Perfect
I will have bestialized
you will have bestialized
he/she/it will have bestialized
we will have bestialized
you will have bestialized
they will have bestialized
Future Continuous
I will be bestializing
you will be bestializing
he/she/it will be bestializing
we will be bestializing
you will be bestializing
they will be bestializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bestializing
you have been bestializing
he/she/it has been bestializing
we have been bestializing
you have been bestializing
they have been bestializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bestializing
you will have been bestializing
he/she/it will have been bestializing
we will have been bestializing
you will have been bestializing
they will have been bestializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bestializing
you had been bestializing
he/she/it had been bestializing
we had been bestializing
you had been bestializing
they had been bestializing
Conditional
I would bestialize
you would bestialize
he/she/it would bestialize
we would bestialize
you would bestialize
they would bestialize
Past Conditional
I would have bestialized
you would have bestialized
he/she/it would have bestialized
we would have bestialized
you would have bestialized
they would have bestialized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bestialize - make brutal and depraved; give animal-like qualities to
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"

bestialize

verb
To ruin utterly in character or quality:
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