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English verb: feminize

1. feminize (change) assume (more) feminine characteristics

SamplesFeminized language.
Feminized frogs.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

2. feminize (change) to give a (more) feminine, effeminate, or womanly quality or appearance to

SamplesThis hairdo feminizes the man.

Synonymseffeminise, effeminize, feminise, womanize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

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