spiritualize

verb spir·i·tu·al·ize \ ˈspir-i-chə-wə-ˌlīz , -i-chə-ˌlīz , -ich-wə-ˌlīz \

Definition of spiritualize

spiritualized; spiritualizing
transitive verb
1 :to make spiritual; especially :to purify from the corrupting influences of the world
2 :to give a spiritual meaning to or understand in a spiritual sense

spiritualization

play \ˌspir-i-chə-wə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -i-chə-lə-, -ich-wə-lə-\ noun

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1631


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