civilize

[ siv-uh-lahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF civilize

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CIVILIZE

Was it found necessary to civilize a wild and extensive province?

It is Art that is going to civilize mankind; broaden his sympathies.

He looked like some old Roman consul going out to govern and civilize.

Some canting hypocrites are whining for us to civilize the Indians.

Was it possible to teach them right and wrong, to Christianize, or even to civilize them?

You must civilize the world in order to make a better class of purchasers.

If we could civilize our schools, we should have no mention of legislation by vagary.

Their object has been to control them,—not to civilize them.

It had ever been the character of the family of Romanow to civilize their state.

And so ends for the present the attempt to civilize the equatorial Provinces of Egypt.

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