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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One that popularizes; One that coarsens

Usage examples (4)
  • Verb (used with object), : to vulgarize standards of behavior
  • The Reformation, which was rather poor in original thought, was at any rate a tremendous vulgarizer of the current culture.
  • In fact, Wright, like Lopez, has a common touch, but the director is more a vulgarizer than a populist-a crucial difference when the subject is the wretched of the earth.
  • A new thing, was not also a vulgarizer -- that Wilde seems to me to stand to his age. for more
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