carnalize


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carnalize

(ˈkɑːnəˌlaɪz) or

carnalise

vb (tr)
to sensualise
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Verb1.carnalize - represent materialistically, as in a painting or a sculpture
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
2.carnalize - ascribe to an origin in sensation
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
3.carnalize - debase through carnal gratification
corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, vitiate, subvert - corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"
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Instead of spiritualizing the carnal, they carnalize the spiritual.