Word of the Day

Posted: December 4, 2012 in Random stuff
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Proselytize

pros·e·lyt·ize

   [pros-uh-li-tahyz]  Show IPA

verb (used with object), verb (used without object),pros·e·lyt·ized, pros·e·lyt·iz·ing.

to convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte;  recruit.

lso, especially British , pros·e·lyt·ise .

Origin: 
1670–80; proselyte  + -ize


Related forms

pros·e·lyt·is·tic  [pros-uh-li-tis-tik, -lahy-]  Show IPA,adjective
pros·e·lyt·i·za·tion, noun
pros·e·lyt·iz·er, noun
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