transitive verb, often capitalized
san·​skrit·​ize | \ ˈsanzkrəˌtīz \

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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sanskrit + -ize

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“Sanskritize.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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