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Spiritualize

Spir´it`u`al`ize
v. t.1.To refine intellectiually or morally; to purify from the corrupting influence of the world; to give a spiritual character or tendency to; as, to spiritualize soul.
2.To give a spiritual meaning to; to take in a spiritual sense; - opposed to literalize.
3.(Old Chem.) To extract spirit from; also, to convert into, or impregnate with, spirit.
Verb1.spiritualize - give a spiritual meaning to; read in a spiritual sense
Synonyms: spiritualise
Antonyms:
literalise, literalize - make literal; "literalize metaphors"
2.spiritualize - elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
Synonyms: transfigure, glorify
3.spiritualize - purify from the corrupting influences of the world; "During his stay at the ashram he was spiritualized"
Synonyms: spiritualise
attenuate, bolt, clarify, clear, decrassify, dematerialize, depurate, disembody, disincarnate, distill, edulcorate, elute, enervate, essentialize, etherealize, extract, filter, filtrate, idealize, immaterialize, insubstantialize, leach, lixiviate, percolate, purify, rarefy, rectify, refine, sap, screen, separate, sieve, sift, spiritize, strain, sublimate, sublime, subtilize, try, unsubstantialize, weaken, winnow
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