Synonyms and related words:
belie, camouflage, color, disguise, distort, dress up, embellish, embroider, falsify, freshen the air, fudge, fumigate, garble, gild, gloss, gloss over, mask, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, overstate, pervert, slant, strain, titivate, trick out, twist, understate, varnish, ventilate, warp, whitewash

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  • Deodorize — De*o dor*ize, v. t. To deprive of odor, especially of such as results from impurities. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deodorize — 1858; see DE (Cf. de ) + ODOR (Cf. odor) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Deodorized; deodorizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • deodorize — [v] freshen aerate, air, depollute, disinfect, fumigate, neutralize, purify, sanitize, sterilize, sweeten, ventilate; concepts 161,244 …   New thesaurus

  • deodorize — (also deodorise) ► VERB ▪ remove or conceal an unpleasant smell in. DERIVATIVES deodorizer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • deodorize — [dē ō′dər īz΄] vt. deodorized, deodorizing to remove or mask the odor of or in deodorization n …   English World dictionary

  • deodorize — [[t]dio͟ʊdəraɪz[/t]] deodorizes, deodorizing, deodorized VERB If you deodorize something, you remove unpleasant smells from it. [FORMAL] [V n] The machine uses minute quantities of ozone to sterilise and deodorise refrigerated food vehicles. [V… …   English dictionary

  • deodorize — transitive verb Date: 1856 1. to eliminate or prevent the offensive odor of 2. to make (something unpleasant or reprehensible) more acceptable < the movie deodorizes his scandalous career > • deodorization …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deodorize — deodorization, n. deodorizer, n. /dee oh deuh ruyz /, v.t., deodorized, deodorizing. to rid of odor, esp. of unpleasant odor. Also, esp. Brit., deodorise. [1855 60; DE + ODOR + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • deodorize — verb To mask or eliminate the odor of, or an odor in, (something). See Also: deodorant, deodorization, deodorizer …   Wiktionary

  • deodorize — To use a deodorant. * * * de·odor·ize or Brit de·odor·ise dē ōd ə .rīz vt, ized or Brit ised; iz·ing or Brit is·ing to eliminate or prevent the offensive odor of de·odor·iza·tion or Brit de·odor·isa·tion .ōd ə rə zā shən n de·odor·iz·er or Brit… …   Medical dictionary

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