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  • v. Present participle of Hebraize.

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Examples

  • He thought _Houbigant_ too bold a critic, and objected some novelties to the _Hebraizing friars of the Rue St. Honoré_.

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  • Ibn Gabirol is a splendid example of the Hebraizing of neo-Platonic doctrines, which, though probably quite independent of his teaching, recalls constantly the ideas of Philo.

    Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria

  • The praise of God known as the [Hebrew: ktr mlkot] by Ibn Gabirol is a splendid example of the Hebraizing of neo-Platonic doctrines, which, though probably quite independent of his teaching, recalls constantly the ideas of Philo.

    Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria

  • "It may," he said, "be all very well for born Hebraizers, like Mr. Spurgeon, to Hebraize; but for Liberal statesmen to Hebraize is surely unsafe, and to see poor old Liberal hacks Hebraizing, whose real self belongs to a kind of negative Hellenism -- a state of moral indifference, without intellectual ardour -- is even painful."

    Matthew Arnold

  • The student of human culture will trace among such primeval notions the origin of the Jew's unwillingness to pronounce the name of Jehovah; and hence we may perhaps have before us the ultimate source of the horror with which the Hebraizing Puritan regards such forms of light swearing -- "Mon Dieu," etc. -- as are still tolerated on the continent of Europe, but have disappeared from good society in Puritanic England and America.

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  • The Israeli claim on Jerusalem inspired Israeli linguist Avshalom Kor to propose Hebraizing the names of all stations in Jerusalem's light rail, reported the Israeli daily

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  • Haredi weekly "Mishpacha" (Family) reported in its most recent edition a growing trend of ultra-Orthodox families of eastern descent Hebraizing or "Ashkenizing" their surnames in order to increase their children's chances of being accepted to Ashkenazi seminaries and yeshivas.

    English-writing Israeli-bloggers

  • In Culture and Anarchy he had shown how “the over-Hebraizing of Puritanism, and its want of a wide culture, so narrow its range and impair its vision that even the documents which it thinks all-sufficient, and to the study of which it exclusively rivets itself, it does not rightly understand, but is apt to make of them something quite different from what they really are.

    Matthew Arnold

  • “It may,” he said, “be all very well for born Hebraizers, like Mr. Spurgeon, to Hebraize; but for Liberal statesmen to Hebraize is surely unsafe, and to see poor old Liberal hacks Hebraizing, whose real self belongs to a kind of negative Hellenism ” a state of moral indifference, without intellectual ardour ” is even painful.”

    Matthew Arnold

  • In _Culture and Anarchy_ he had shown how "the over-Hebraizing of

    Matthew Arnold

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