Writing & Editing Want to become a better writer? Fight the trend to verbize words Are you one of the crowd of –ize guys who insist on turning innocent nouns into barbarous pseudo-verbs? May a stray meteor tenderize, pulverize and atomize you. By Denise C. BaronNov. 3, 2010 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.