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  • verb Alternative spelling of oxygenize.

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  • verb change (a compound) by increasing the proportion of the electronegative part; or change (an element or ion) from a lower to a higher positive valence: remove one or more electrons from (an atom, ion, or molecule)
  • verb dehydrogenate with oxygen
  • verb impregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen


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  • We cease to oxygenise our blood vicariously as soon as we are born, but we still derive our sustenance from our mothers.

    Life and Habit Samuel Butler 1868


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