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  • v. Present participle of bastardize.

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Examples

  • Surfing for porn up in the air, it is called bastardizing the whole concept of mile high club. not sure I want that…

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  • De Benoist himself is on the Advisory Board (and Arthur R. Jensen is an "Honorary Adviser") of the neo-fascist German magazine Neue Anthropologie, whose editor, Jürgen R.eger, has condemned the "bastardizing" of races and has announced, in all seriousness, "The white giants are coming!"

    Paris: Moses and Polytheism

  • However, there were still those who would watch, and complain about ECW "bastardizing" the name they held dear.

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  • He misstated the Constitution's intent while accusing President Obama of "bastardizing" the document.

    NYT > Opinion

  • Accusing them of "bastardizing" Christianity speaks of a great deal of ignorance about the Orthodox Christian Church.

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  • I hope I'm not bastardizing that, for doctors listening.

    Spending The Night With Sleepwalker Mike Birbiglia

  • If Paramount wanted to make Mission Impossible: 2319, why didn't they instead of bastardizing a well established creation?

    Revisiting Star Trek [Part 7 of 7]: The New Trek Reboot

  • Before the cons started bastardizing word meanings, they had pretty much concrete meanings (give or take slang).

    Think Progress » Fox News Makes A ‘Big F—ing Deal’ Out Of Biden’s Private Remark At Bill Signing Ceremony

  • A four-time nominee previously nominated for Friends and, yes, even Joey, LeBlanc can finally score his first major award for his brazen satire of himself, not to mention Hollywood — and the HFPA will love the nudge-nudge-wink-wink of Americans bastardizing British shows.

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  • By bastardizing the intent of IRA legislation meant to help working Americans save for retirement, Romney has succeeded in shielding $20 million to $100 million of his staggering personal wealth from all taxes to date, an effective tax rate of 0%.

    John R. Talbott: The End of Romney

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