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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fanaticize.
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They would have been told that it was a reference to a dream scene in the 1995 film -- The Basketball Diaries -- in which Leonardo DiCaprio fanaticizes about wiping out his classmates.
In fact, my wife (and NO, she is not frickin’ prison guard like FRED drunkenly reports and fanaticizes over) and we make them at home all the time — using Emeril’s Chicken Empanadas recipe.
The Road To Perdition And The Road To Civilization - The Judeo-Christian world civilizes, the Islamic world of today, fanaticizes.