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proselytize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Religion & thought
proselytizepros‧e‧lyt‧ize (also proselytise British English) /ˈprɒsələtaɪz $ ˈprɑː-/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  formalRPERSUADE to try to persuade someone to join a religious group, political party etc – used especially when you disapprove of thisproselytizer noun [countable]proselytizing noun [uncountable]
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proselytizeIt was not the most obvious way to proselytize.The Jesuit scientists went to learn, not to proselytize.Davis wanted to share his concept and proselytize his ideas.
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Verb table
proselytize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyproselytize
he, she, itproselytizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyproselytized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave proselytized
he, she, ithas proselytized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad proselytized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill proselytize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have proselytized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam proselytizing
he, she, itis proselytizing
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you, we, theyare proselytizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas proselytizing
you, we, theywere proselytizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been proselytizing
he, she, ithas been proselytizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been proselytizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be proselytizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been proselytizing
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