verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈmoralˌized or ˈmoralˌizing
a. to interpret or explain in terms of right and wrong
b. to point out the moral in or draw a moral from
3. to improve the morals of
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Word origin of 'moralize'Fr moraliser < LL moralizare < L moralis