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

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Examples

  • Matthew's Jesus spiritualizes them: Blessed are poor in spirit ...

    Matt J. Rossano: Why The Birthplace Of Jesus Matters

  • Matthew's Jesus spiritualizes them: Blessed are poor in spirit ...

    Matt J. Rossano: Why The Birthplace Of Jesus Matters

  • If the group spiritualizes the prediction – by saying it was a spiritual test that the group passed because of its faith – it can actually strengthen a group, she said.

    In memoir, daughter of CUT leader comes to grips with where church went wrong

  • Because of our common humanity we should be inclined to help our fellowmen, our neighbors, but the Christian law spiritualizes this natural inclination, by commanding us to help our neighbor because he is God's child.

    Love of God and Neighbor

  • The food tastes so good because it is first offered to Krishna, who spiritualizes it-- we believe that you can make spiritual advancement just by eating food offered to Krishna.

    Hare Krishna

  • The slave spiritualizes these ordeals, no matter how crude and painful.

    Beauty's Punishment

  • Spirit -- whereas that which commences in the region of the Spirit, spiritualizes the senses in which it subsequently stirs emotion.

    Sermons Preached at Brighton Third Series

  • Hope spiritualizes the earth; Hope makes it always new; and, even in the earth’s best and brightest aspect, Hope shows it to be only the shadow of an infinite bliss hereafter!

    The Elson Readers, Book 5

  • It spiritualizes his character, and it makes him mighty in action.

    Questionable Amusements and Worthy Substitutes

  • The cheek was, perhaps, slightly sunken, but it could not be more pallid than when last beheld; and but for that nameless quietude -- that "rapture of repose," as Lord Byron well expresses it -- that placid languor which sleeps on the features, which illness always creates and which spiritualizes and intellectualizes the most common features, the invalid might be supposed to be enjoying the most quiet slumber.

    Edmond Dantès

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