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English verb: barbarise

1. barbarise (change) become crude or savage or barbaric in behavior or language


Synonymsbarbarize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupbarbarise, barbarize

2. barbarise (change) make crude or savage in behavior or speech


SamplesHis years in prison have barbarized the young man.


Synonymsbarbarize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Verb groupbarbarise, barbarize









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