• WordNet 3.6
    • v carnalize debase through carnal gratification
    • v carnalize ascribe to an origin in sensation
    • v carnalize represent materialistically, as in a painting or a sculpture
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Carnalize To make carnal; to debase to carnality. "A sensual and carnalized spirit."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • carnalize To make carnal; debase to carnality.
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  • Samuel Butler
    “For truth is precious and divine, too rich a pearl for carnal swine.”


In literature:

Densuke has committed the carnal sin with the demon?
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
In general, carnal desires meet with no great fastidiousness in the German domestic circle.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
Both were, at least carnally, children of Israel: they spoke Hebrew to the Hebrews.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
The only thing that need occupy him now was the carnal body, and that was divine as ever.
"The Child of Pleasure" by Gabriele D'Annunzio
If the effect of these emulations on the contributing churches was rather carnal than spiritual, the effect in the mission field was worse.
"A History of American Christianity" by Leonard Woolsey Bacon
Thus lyue we carnally: Utterly subdued to al lewdnes and Foly.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
The Lord wished to rouse thee from thy state of carnal security, and therefore directed your eyes to that fearful passage.
"Lavengro the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest" by George Borrow
Brown and his family are set too much on carnal things.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
The medieval Christians saw in childbirth the result of a carnal sin to be expiated in pain as defined in Genesis.
"The Necessity of Atheism" by Dr. D.M. Brooks
And in haveing carnall deall with hir.
"The Witch-cult in Western Europe" by Margaret Alice Murray

In poetry:

But few among the carnal wise,
But few of noble race,
Obtain the favor of thine eyes,
Almighty King of Grace.
"Hymn 96" by Isaac Watts
"I tell thee, child, the Lord hath set
Before us good and ill,
And woe to all whose carnal loves
Oppose His righteous will.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Q. Mayn't some from hence take latitude
And room their lusts to please?
If Christ do all, then very good,
Let us take carnal ease.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. I." by Ralph Erskine
Were such my hapless carnal lot,
I too might evanescent bliss
Embrace, fierce-fancied, fast forgot,
Then leave for some fresh loveliness.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
Who wou'd not weep to see the wily fiend
Draw thee along, e'en by a silken thread,
To that abyss, whose torments know no end,
By the sweet bait of carnal pleasure led?
"Mr. Prichard's Complaint Of The Town Of Llandovery (The Author's Parish) And His Advice And Warning " by Rees Prichard
How much soe'er we strive, the flesh to please,
We shall at last receive no greater gains
From carnal pleasures, indolence, and ease,
Than a short life, and everlasting pains.
"Advice To Serve God" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Some were fanatical prudes, while one was dubbed "the Pied Piper of carnality.".
David Walton Explores New Girl's "More Carnal Urges".
A Grand Jury indicted James Beverley on 2 counts of indecent liberties and 3 counts of carnal knowledge of a minor.
He was originally charged with 2 counts of crimes against nature, 2 counts of indecent liberties, and a single count of carnal knowledge.
Your character, Blair, is very carnal and knowing for an 18-year-old.
Twin Shadow's music casts a dark, carnal pop persona .
But Lakewood is also the home of a group called the Spur Posse , 20 to 30 local boys who award themselves points for having carnal knowledge of young girls.
And as much as I can appreciate a man who knows his sashimi, the more carnal, female side of me wants to see him tuck into a heaping plate of meat and potatoes .
For an "Austin City Limits" taping, Light writes, Cohen sang it with a different combination of lyrics that made the song more carnal and bitter.
The FBI's Uniform Crime Report (UCR), which is the nation's go-to statistical record on violent crime, defines "forcible rape " as "the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.
A Benton man has been arrested for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
With a backdrop of 18th century Denmark, an unorthodox relationship triangle forms around an oblivious King Christian VII, but it's driven by an ardor more philosophical than carnal.
But Lakewood is also the home of a group called the Spur Posse, 20 to 30 local boys who award themselves points for having carnal knowledge of young girls.
Hemmed in by his own handicap and mental hang-ups, but immersed in carnal thought, he seeks out a sex therapist, who recommends him to a sex surrogate, Cheryl (Helen Hunt).
The FBI's definition of "forcible rape" in their Uniform Crime Report (UCR): "The carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will.