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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of banalize.

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Examples

  • After, a first round vote -- marred by fraud -- Singh's mastery of social media banalized the democratic process in Colombia with a barrage of addictive online games, coopting young, FARC neutral Green Party voters and helping Santos win a landslide victory.

    Eric Ehrmann: Obama's Campaign Guru Bombs in Brazil

  • The story takes place in the milieu of the Near East and this helps tremendously with the creation of sense of wonder and fantastical, since this setting is not nearly as (ab) used, demythologized and banalized as the medieval European setting.

    Ted Chiang - The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate (Novelette Review)

  • After, a first round vote -- marred by fraud Singh's mastery of social media -- banalized the democratic process in Colombia with a barrage of addictive online games, coopting young, FARC neutral Green Party voters and helping Santos win a landslide victory.

    Eric Ehrmann: Obama's Campaign Guru Bombs in Brazil

  • After, a first round vote -- marred by fraud Singh's mastery of social media -- banalized the democratic process in Colombia with a barrage of addictive online games, coopting young, FARC neutral Green Party voters and helping Santos win a landslide victory.

    Eric Ehrmann: Obama's Campaign Guru Bombs in Brazil

  • The story takes place in the milieu of the Near East and this helps tremendously with the creation of sense of wonder and fantastical, since this setting is not nearly as (ab) used, demythologized and banalized as the medieval European setting.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • After, a first round vote -- marred by fraud Singh's mastery of social media -- banalized the democratic process in Colombia with a barrage of addictive online games, coopting young, FARC neutral Green Party voters and helping Santos win a landslide victory.

    Eric Ehrmann: Obama's Campaign Guru Bombs in Brazil

  • It's somewhere between tragic and strange to see how some of my friends, intelligent and talented as they are, are forced to struggle against the banalized, unimaginative milieu of this island-state, when those same struggles would immediately vanish if they were to step beyond that vast ocean which overwhelms them into isolation.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • After all, how could the pro-life movement heed the advice of someone who says, as Kay did, that “Abortion should be a serious moral decision, and undertaken with a heavy heart, with all options carefully weighed beforehand, rather than the rushed, banalized service of convenience it has become”?

    A Warning to Pro-Lifers by Stephanie Gray

  • The three words alleged military misconduct are a legalistic euphemism for the banalized horrors of the war -- "indiscriminate killings" of innocent civilians, "checkpoint shootings," night raids by stormtroopers who act like the Gestapo -- all of which are detailed in firsthand accounts by veterans willing to speak up.

    Jan Herman: Did Someone Say Gestapo?

  • "Public spaces, so often colonized and banalized by commercial hawking," he writes, "have ceased to be sites of public discourse."

    The Cities of Our Dreams

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