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bas•tard•ize



Pronunciation: (bas'tur-dīz"), [key]
v., -ized, iz•ing.


v.t.
1. to lower in condition or worth; debase: hybrid works that neither preserve nor bastardize existing art forms.
2. to declare or prove (someone) to be a bastard.
3. Australian.to harass or humiliate as part of initiation into a college or regiment.

v.i.
to become debased. Also, esp. Brit.,bas'tard•ise".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

bastard indigobastardly
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