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proselytize

pros·e·lyt·ize

proselytize

 
 
pronunciation:
pra s l taIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: proselytized, proselytizes, proselytizing
definition: to convert or try actively to convert (others) to one's own beliefs or religion.
The missionaries proselytized among the villagers.
similar words:
convert
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derivation: proselytizer (n.)