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verb as in divide

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On this flight, it was a Baby Yoda doll, chosen in an attempt to provide a bit of levity during a tumultuous year, rocked by a pandemic, civil unrest and a polarizing election.

Mitch McConnell is not favored to remain Senate majority leader because America is polarized.

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The pandemic has become such a polarizing topic in the weeks leading up to Election Day that Fauci has received death threats, and his wife and children have been harassed, he said.

The reality is that in the modern polarized Senate, both will likely have their party’s — or their president’s — backs when it counts.

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While Facebook has focused on content moderation, others have said that the focus on removing violating posts risks missing how social media algorithms can increasingly promote and polarize people into bubbles of conspiracy theory-focused content.

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Take one part Kim Kardashian, perhaps our most polarizing superstar, and add oil and champagne.

Iggy Azalea herself might not even understand how polarizing and important a figure Iggy Azalea has become.

Along with crowds, Cereal Killer has also drawn polarizing responses from the public and the media.

He became as polarizing a figure as the war itself, court jester to Nixon and corporate shill to boot.

She certainly was the most polarizing personality in late night.

Yes, he had told me it was all accomplished by polarizing the steel and iron of the projectile!

The Iceland spar has the power of polarizing light and producing great richness and variety of color.

It will be subsequently shown how this simple apparatus may be employed to determine the 'polarizing angle' of a liquid.

This beautiful law is usually thus expressed: The index of refraction of any substance is the tangent of its polarizing angle.

Polarizing contact-lenses—prescription or optically neutral.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polarizing, such as: separate, part, isolate, sever, partition, and demarcate.

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