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orphan +‎ -ize

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orphanize (third-person singular simple present orphanizes, present participle orphanizing, simple past and past participle orphanized)

  1. (transitive) To orphan.
    • 1838, Alexander Campbell, William Kimbrough Pendleton, Charles Louis Loos, The Millennial Harbinger
      But you would orphanize creation, deny that God is the Father of all spirits, and forbid needy, lost man to address him as such.