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fraternize

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You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]], literally "to make brothers"

Pronunciation

Alternative spellings

  • fraternise (mostly commonwealth countries, including UK but not Canada)

Verb

Infinitive
to fraternize

Third person singular
fraterniz

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to fraternize (third-person singular simple present fraterniz, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To associate with others in a brotherly or friendly manner;
  2. (intransitive) To associate as friends with an enemy, in violation of duty

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