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  • v  interpret the moral meaning of
    moralize a story
  • v  speak as if delivering a sermon; express moral judgements
  • v  improve the morals of

  • He called the deserters' future more a moral than a legal question, adding that "It's not my job to moralize.
  • Lastly, economists cannot, by nature of economics, be able to moralize about political actions or other economic action supported by economics in asserting some sort of 'objective .
  • But Maris also notes those same markets whose boom years relied largely on minimalist regulation should logically be freaking out at Sarkozy's calls to "moralize" finance .
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  • Deadspin is trying to buy a Hall of Fame vote. It’s a fantastic idea.
    Viva chaos: Deadspin is trying to buy a Hall of Fame vote from someone. After correctly observing how screwed up and ridiculous the spectacle of watching people moralize and over-think come Hall of Fame vote time is, Tim Marchman lays out his plan: The sensible thing to do would be to just stop paying attention…
    Nov. 13, 2013 - NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  • Brian Mulroney in National Post
    Trudeau had his own impressive virtues and significant accomplishments, but none qualified him to moralize and insist that his vision of Canada -- and his alone -- deserved to prevail,Mulroney wrote. "The man who had surrendered to the...
  • Michel Platini in International Herald Tribune
    We have to moralize football,Platini told L'Equipe. "Our generation has contributed in bringing money, and today, people are arriving to make some cash."
  • Yu Hai in Christian Science Monitor
    It is a tradition in China,says Yu Hai, a sociologist at Shanghai's Fudan University. "People here like to moralize. And since traditional media are government mouthpieces, the Internet has become a very convenient channel for ordinary...

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