What does animalize mean?
The definition of animalize
An”i*mal*ize, v. t.
[imp. & p. p. Animalized; p. pr. & vb. n.Animalizing.]
Etym: [Cf. F. animaliser.]

1 To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form. Warburton.
2 To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation.
3 To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize. The unconscious irony of the Epicurean poet on the animalizing tendency of his own philosophy. Coleridge.