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  • n. One who humanizes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who renders humane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who humanizes. Also spelled humaniser.

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Examples

  • Against this backdrop, slang is the humanizer, what Walt Whitman called "an attempt of common humanity to escape from bald literalism, and express itself illimitably."

    Omer Rosen: Footnoting David Foster Wallace: Part 1

  • If there is any one fact more than another demonstrated by the concurring testimony of travellers, historians, and statistical observers, in all ages and quarters of the world, it is, that the possession of _property in land_ is the first step in social improvement, and the only effectual humanizer of Savage Man.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845.

  • -- Purifier of love, and humanizer of ferocity! how many, my

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • Hebrew names and studied the relations between sound, color, form and the rest, he kept himself a little better in hand, for Love is a mighty humanizer and holds down the nose upon the grindstone of the wholesome and practical values of existence.

    The Human Chord

  • _ Purifier of love, and humanizer of ferocity, how many, my

    Imaginary Conversations and Poems A Selection

  • Plus he's got Robert Hunter playing the humanizer, which on a love album is always a good flavor.

    Expecting Rain

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown†™ s wife, Sarah, 46, is an active participant in his career, functioning as the designated humanizer of a man who can seem dour, distracted and dysfunctional.

    The Times of India

  • Gordon Brown's wife, Sarah, 46, is an active participant in his career, functioning as the designated humanizer of a man who can seem dour, distracted and dysfunctional.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Altman believes that humor is the great humanizer and equalizer.

    Berks county news

  • Genentech’s resident “humanizer” was Paul Carter, a quiet, twenty-nine-year-old Englishman who had learned the craft at Cambridge from Cesar Milstein, the scientist who had first produced these antibodies using fused immune and cancer cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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