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English verb: barbarise

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


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.


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

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Verb groupbarbarise, barbarize

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