schismatize

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verb schis·ma·tize \ˈsiz-mə-ˌtīz, ˈskiz-\

Definition of schismatize

schismatized

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schismatizing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to take part in schism; especially :  to make a breach of union (as in the church)

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to induce into schism

1601

First Known Use of schismatize

1601

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