virilise


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Verb1.virilise - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapyvirilise - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
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"
masculinize - give a masculine appearance or character to; "Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s"
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Par consequent, le je lyrique doit se repositionner face a un feminin virilise qui est aussi inconstant en amour que l'amant (50), et face aussi a la virilite triomphante de ses rivaux.
Without testosterone, the external genitalia fail to virilise, resulting in normal female genitalia.
Il se virilise. Des deux hommes qui vont se battre en duel on ne sait plus tres bien s'ils dansent ou s'ils s'affrontent.