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domesticize

(də-mĕs′tĭ-sīz′)
tr.v. domesti·cized, domesti·cizing, domesti·cizes
To domesticate.
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This type of domesticizing religious passages from the Qur'an to make its style fit that of a known religious western style at the expense of balance and clarity is dubious (religious distortion).
Lerud bases his argument in Memory, Images, and the English Corpus Christi Drama on the claim that among four key constituents of Corpus Christi drama--images, violence, comedy, and place--scholars have overlooked 'place' within the cycle plays as an important dramatic implement for domesticizing spiritual teaching and political ideology.
When Euro-colonial femininity was acceptably performed by Aboriginal girls within scheduled places (these was scrutinized by female members of residential school staff) (Glavin 2003), girls were rewarded with authorization to partake in rituals that were also consistent with a domesticizing narrative.