morganize

transitive verb
mor·​gan·​ize | \ ˈmȯ(r)gəˌnīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of morganize

: to assassinate or do away with secretly in order to prevent or punish disclosure of secrets

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History and Etymology for morganize

William Morgan †1826? American Freemason allegedly murdered by Freemasons for threatening to publish the secrets of Freemasonry + English -ize

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“Morganize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morganize. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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