Definitions

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  • v. To denature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive (something) of its peculiar nature; specifically, to treat (alcohol or other material) so as to render it unfit for use in one way while leaving it capable of being used in another. See denaturization.

Etymologies

denature +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The history of Israel is invaluable as a typical history of an attempt to denaturize all natural values: I point to five facts which bear this out.

    The Antichrist

  • From this time forward things were so arranged that the priest became indispensable everywhere; at all the great natural events of life, at birth, at marriage, in sickness, at death, not to say at the "sacrifice" (that is, at meal-times), the holy parasite put in his appearance, and proceeded to denaturize it -- in his own phrase, to "sanctify" it ....

    The Antichrist

  • The history of Israel is invaluable as a typical history of an attempt to _denaturize_ all natural values: I point to five facts which bear this out.

    The Antichrist

  • "_sacrifice_" (that is, at meal-times), the holy parasite put in his appearance, and proceeded to _denaturize_ it -- in his own phrase, to

    The Antichrist

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