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mon·grel·ize

 (mŏng′grə-līz′, mŭng′-)
tr.v. mon·grel·ized, mon·grel·iz·ing, mon·grel·iz·es
To cause to be mongrel.

mon′grel·i·za′tion (-grə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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mongrelize

(ˈmʌŋɡrəˌlaɪz) or

mongrelise

vb
(tr) to make mixed or mongrel in breed, race, character, kind, etc
ˌmongreliˈzation, ˌmongreliˈsation n
ˈmongrelˌizer, ˈmongrelˌiser n
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mon•grel•ize

(ˈmʌŋ grəˌlaɪz, ˈmɒŋ-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to subject to crossbreeding.
2. to make debased or impure.
[1620–30]
mon`grel•i•za′tion, n.
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mongrelize


Past participle: mongrelized
Gerund: mongrelizing

Imperative
mongrelize
mongrelize
Present
I mongrelize
you mongrelize
he/she/it mongrelizes
we mongrelize
you mongrelize
they mongrelize
Preterite
I mongrelized
you mongrelized
he/she/it mongrelized
we mongrelized
you mongrelized
they mongrelized
Present Continuous
I am mongrelizing
you are mongrelizing
he/she/it is mongrelizing
we are mongrelizing
you are mongrelizing
they are mongrelizing
Present Perfect
I have mongrelized
you have mongrelized
he/she/it has mongrelized
we have mongrelized
you have mongrelized
they have mongrelized
Past Continuous
I was mongrelizing
you were mongrelizing
he/she/it was mongrelizing
we were mongrelizing
you were mongrelizing
they were mongrelizing
Past Perfect
I had mongrelized
you had mongrelized
he/she/it had mongrelized
we had mongrelized
you had mongrelized
they had mongrelized
Future
I will mongrelize
you will mongrelize
he/she/it will mongrelize
we will mongrelize
you will mongrelize
they will mongrelize
Future Perfect
I will have mongrelized
you will have mongrelized
he/she/it will have mongrelized
we will have mongrelized
you will have mongrelized
they will have mongrelized
Future Continuous
I will be mongrelizing
you will be mongrelizing
he/she/it will be mongrelizing
we will be mongrelizing
you will be mongrelizing
they will be mongrelizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mongrelizing
you have been mongrelizing
he/she/it has been mongrelizing
we have been mongrelizing
you have been mongrelizing
they have been mongrelizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mongrelizing
you will have been mongrelizing
he/she/it will have been mongrelizing
we will have been mongrelizing
you will have been mongrelizing
they will have been mongrelizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mongrelizing
you had been mongrelizing
he/she/it had been mongrelizing
we had been mongrelizing
you had been mongrelizing
they had been mongrelizing
Conditional
I would mongrelize
you would mongrelize
he/she/it would mongrelize
we would mongrelize
you would mongrelize
they would mongrelize
Past Conditional
I would have mongrelized
you would have mongrelized
he/she/it would have mongrelized
we would have mongrelized
you would have mongrelized
they would have mongrelized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mongrelize - cause to become a mongrelmongrelize - cause to become a mongrel; "mongrelized dogs"
breed - cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
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