factionalize

fac·tion·al·ize

 (făk′shə-nə-līz′)
tr.v. fac·tion·al·ized, fac·tion·al·iz·ing, fac·tion·al·iz·es
To split (a group, for example) into disputatious factions.

factionalize

(ˈfækʃənəˌlaɪz) or

factionalise

vb (tr)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rare to split into factions
Translations

factionalize

[ˈfækʃənlaɪz]
B. VIdividirse en facciones
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The rebellion of 16, finally, threatens to paralyze House Democrats and deny them a unifying voice just as the presidential primaries factionalize the party.
That is, can we overcome our tendencies to resent, factionalize, and polarize, and instead build the trust, the vision, and the common purpose we need to move forward?
In a misinformed, reactive effort to fill this place, we try to satisfy it with temporary measures that only further destroy--materialism, money, and power; this insulates us to the external problems, or we factionalize, breaking into groups that demonize others to make ourselves feel justified.
Open-seat races present opportunities for Tea Party would-be members and that could factionalize the historically close-knit political bloc.
Jancso's long takes, frequently mobile camera, and obsession with showing how the landscape itself can offer occasional solace (hiding places, cover against bullets) and frequent betrayal (streams knock people over, soldiers struggle up hills) works very nicely with Melbye's tendency to factionalize landscape.
Yet actions such as those taken on December 10th undermine the very essence and being of indigenous culture and environments and have served to factionalize once united peoples.
This leaves ample room for centrifugal ideological differences that tend to factionalize movements [11]
If institutional scholars continue to factionalize and perpetuate disagreement over conceptual and empirical foci, institutional theory is likely to suffer the risk of inaccessibility, irrelevance, and extinction.