: to reduce from a higher to a lower state or condition : debase
: to declare or prove to be a bastard
: to modify especially by introducing discordant or disparate elements
— bas·tard·i·za·tion \ˌbas-tər-də-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of BASTARDIZE
- It's a shame to see how Hollywood has bastardized the novel.
- The restaurant serves a bastardized version of the classic French dish.
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Related to BASTARDIZE
- abase, debase, canker, cheapen, corrupt, debauch, degrade, demean, demoralize, deprave, deteriorate, lessen, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, vitiate, warp
- elevate, ennoble, uplift
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