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sensitize

sen·si·tize

sensitize

 
pronunciation:
sen s taIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: sensitized, sensitizes, sensitizing
definition: to make or become sensitive.
antonyms:
desensitize, inure, numb
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derivations: sensitization (n.), sensitizer (n.)
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