contemporizing

present participle of contemporize
as in modernizing
to adapt to modern needs, taste, or usage the new owners of the old-line French restaurant plan to contemporize the menu and make the place seem less intimidating

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“Contemporizing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contemporizing. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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