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septembrize

See also: Septembrize

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French septembriser, a reference to the September massacres of Paris in 1797 during the French Revolution

VerbEdit

septembrize (third-person singular simple present septembrizes, present participle septembrizing, simple past and past participle septembrized)

  1. To motivate the common people to overthrow a ruling class by force, and to execute its leaders
    1817 Jeremy Bentham - Plan of Parliamentary Reform, in the Form of a Catechism
    . . . and no sooner had they septembrized France, than they would cross over, and, with the assistance of the travelling Orator, and the Spenceans, septembrize us in the same way.