dy·​na·​mize | \ ˈdīnəˌmīz \

Definition of dynamize

1 : to make (a drug) effective (as by comminution or dilution)
2 : to make dynamic : endow with force

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dynam- + -ize

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“Dynamize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dynamize. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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