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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of humanize.

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Examples

  • * Thus, instead of "The spirit of Christianity was humanizing, and therefore &c.," or "Christianity, since it was (or being) of a humanizing spirit, discouraged &c.," we can write more briefly and effectively, "Gladiatorial shows were first discouraged, and finally put down, by the _humanizing spirit of Christianity_."

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  • He said that Mr. Obama came out of Iowa with momentum but Mrs. Clinton turned it around with her debate performance Saturday night and what he called a humanizing moment on the campaign trail on Monday.

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  • His main theory, however, appears to be some far-fetched abstraction which he calls the humanizing of industry -- you've heard that before!

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  • I am interested in humanizing and demythologizing the Presidents by addressing their public legacies and private lives.

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  • "Organ humanizing" is the process of injecting your stem cells into an animal foetus, so that when it is born, its organs 'cells will be similar enough to your own that they can be used for spare parts.

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  • It humanized them, and in humanizing them demonstrated that they were no better than we and in many cases worse.

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  • It humanized them, and in humanizing them demonstrated that they were no better than we and in many cases worse.

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  • Still, Mumia does not allow the political aspects of Fahy's refusal to cooperate and fulfill the system's expectations to be lost, and he succeeds in humanizing individuals most of us have long written off as animals.

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  • You could call it humanizing the bad guys, or from another perspective it’s de-humanizing the good guys. on 11 Mar 2008 at 12: 31 pm Kathleen Bolton

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  • From the very beginning, we conceived the idea of humanizing the city through this type of institution.

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