Definition of sanskritize
: to modify (a word, phrase, or language) to conform to characteristics distinctive of Sanskrit the interpreters' grasp of Hindi is said to be sound but their vocabulary is highly Sanskritized — Christopher Rand
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Origin and Etymology of sanskritize
sanskrit + -ize
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