v.— «“We not intimidating people,” said the angry, ugly, picket. “We are just attempting to conscientize them.” It seems that the American belief in the inalienable right of every noun to become a verb is ubiquitous. The politically active have found a new ugly neologism. They are attempting to “conscience” people. It is not clear if the conscientizing brigade are trying to create a conscience, awaken a dormant and sleepy conscience or somehow change and massage an existing conscience.» —“My best deal: drug relieves canine cancer symptoms” by Adrian Furnham Telegraph (United Kingdom) Aug. 2, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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