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No attempt was made to regularize the use of quotation marks.

The universal attempt to formulate or to regularize—an attempt that can be made only by disregarding or denying.

Typesetting for italics was very inconsistent in this book; no attempt has been made to regularize the use of italics.

The word Arctic is generally capitalized, but exceptions were too frequent to regularize.

It is absolutely necessary to stimulate and regularize perspiration over the whole surface of the body.

No attempt was made by the printer to regularize the appearance, nor to provide a table of contents.

No attempt was made to regularize the use of quotation marks, except to supply those that were clearly missing.

I wonder,” said Gorman, “if it would be possible to—well, shall we say regularize the situation?

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from regular (adj.) + -ize. Related: Regularized; regularizing.

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