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eroticize

play
verb erot·i·cize \-ˌsīz\

Definition of eroticize

erot·i·cizederot·i·ciz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make erotic <eroticize the male image>

erot·i·ci·za·tion play \i-ˌrä-tə-sə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


Circa 1914

First Known Use of eroticize

circa 1914

Rhymes with eroticize

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Medical Dictionary

eroticize

transitive verb erot·i·cize

Medical Definition of eroticize

erot·i·cized or British erot·i·cisederot·i·ciz·ing or British erot·i·cis·ing

  1. :  to make erotic

  2. erot·i·ci·za·tion or British erot·i·ci·sa·tion \i-ˌrät-ə-sə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of eroticize

or British erot·i·cise \-ˌsīz\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "eroticize"


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