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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of spiritualize.


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  • Engels's German Ideology made it clear that historicist literary studies departed markedly from the kind of spiritualized humanism associated with critics like Abrams.


  • And certainly not abstracted and lofted onto some kind of spiritualized “to do” list.

    25th Sunday OT 2005: Redux

  • That most wicked of Byronisms, which consists in depreciating the duties of common life in order to exalt the claims of a kind of spiritualized sensuality and poetic self-importance, he instinctively avoids.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 45, July, 1861

  • The idea of the Church itself was weak in most Protestant mind; they "spiritualized" it, as they said; but when Jesus spoke of confessing him _before men_, he evidently laid the foundations of a visible Church.

    The Arena Volume 4, No. 22, September, 1891

  • Save for some such old associations as these, why should it be supposed that matter becomes "spiritualized" as it diminishes in apparent substantiality?

    The Unseen World, and Other Essays

  • AFAIC, anyone who can't see bible prophecy being fulfilled almost daily are either disinterested, don't want to believe it, or their spiritual eyes have been closed by "spiritualized" interpretations of prophecy that were postulated in past centuries by bible scholars with a denominational axe to grind.

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  • 14 There are linguists that speak of alternations like drink and drank as though they represented the high-water mark of inflection, a kind of spiritualized essence of pure inflective form.

    Chapter 6. Types of Linguistic Structure

  • I'm committed to engaging the health and wealth gospel because Osteen and Jakes are partly right: the church has too often spiritualized the gospel to the point that it offers nothing in the here and now.

    Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove: America's Next Revival

  • His lover's imagination had made her holy, too holy, too spiritualized, to have any kinship with him in the flesh.

    Chapter 11

  • Sensation usurped reason, and he was quivering and palpitant with emotions he had never known, drifting deliciously on a sea of sensibility where feeling itself was exalted and spiritualized and carried beyond the summits of life.

    Chapter 3


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