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- v. Present participle of sensitize.
- adj. That sensitizes
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- n. rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
- adj. making susceptible or sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli
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Black Consciousness as a concept did play a role in sensitizing the students.
Depending on the frequency, repetitive TMS has long-term sensitizing or inhibitory effects, in principle allowing doctors to “rewire” the brain.
Senior industrial relations manager Mzi Mganu said management had been "sensitizing" government to the problems of closing the parastatals.
There were, on average, 10 "sensitizing" chemicals per product, which could trigger allergic reactions.
Early exposure may actually have a protective effect, rather than a sensitizing effect.
The light-sensitizing genes are injected into the affected tissue beforehand.
• A blind man has developed the capacity of his visual cortex by sensitizing it to the sound waves that bounce off objects well enough to ride a dirt bike through the woods.
The danger is that adopting what might be called an ‘exotic tales methodology’ in design will result in descriptions that offer up little more than ‘scenic features’ of action and interaction for consideration, thus sensitizing designers to little more than the grossly observable features of a setting or culture.
As IT becomes a critical resource for many companies, and the business environment becomes increasingly volatile and global, sensitizing an organization to black-swan events can help in effective risk and crisis management.
This is your classic dangling participle: the words discussing, sensitizing, and incorporating modify the subject, the more sensitive among us, but three other nouns stand between the participles and the subject.