gnosticize

verb
gnos·​ti·​cize | \ -təˌsīz\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of gnosticize

intransitive verb

: to embrace or propound Gnostic views

transitive verb

: to make Gnostic : give Gnostic color or quality to threatened for a time to gnosticize Christianity

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History and Etymology for gnosticize

Gnostic + -ize

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