tribulate

verb
trib·​u·​late | \ ˈtri-byə-ˌlāt How to pronounce tribulate (audio) \
tribulated; tribulating

Definition of tribulate

transitive verb

: to cause to endure tribulation

First Known Use of tribulate

circa 1637, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tribulate

Late Latin tribulatus, past participle of tribulare

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“Tribulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tribulate. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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