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adjective as in civilizing

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To most people, this was funny and humanizing—maybe even charming!

“The FBI told us to write back a letter humanizing Jim,” she said.

But that appears to have been enough humanizing for Theresa May.

Fowles succeeds in humanizing his antagonist more than his protagonist.

Calderwood and his acolytes were about humanizing big business.

There is reason to believe that he sometimes exercised a humanizing influence over his flock.

His courtship had been delayed so long on account of poverty that it brought little of humanizing emotion into his life.

I quote this as an instance of the lengths to which humanizing may be carried without discovery by the average reader.

The humanizing process is lavishly applied to all sorts of creatures, even to plants.

There is nothing humanizing in their relations with their fellow creatures.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to humanizing, such as: refining, uplifting, and cultural.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.