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Catastrophize: 1. Turn something into a catastrophe, presumably when it is nothing of the sort. 2. A verbal catastrophe in its own right, yet another example of turning a noun into a verb by adding the –ize suffix; in all probability says more about the parlous state of the person uttering it than the situation itself. (see Diarize, Incentivize, Internalize, -ize, Maximize, Mondayize, Optimize, Prioritize, Productize, Professionalize, Utilize)

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