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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scan·dal·ize /ˈskændəˌlaɪz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scan·dal·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scandalized p. pr. & vb. n. Scandalizing ]
 1. To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered immoral or criminal; to bring shame, disgrace, or reproach upon.
    I demand who they are whom we scandalize by using harmless things.   --Hooker.
    The congregation looked on in silence, the better class scandalized, and the lower orders, some laughing, others backing the soldier or the minister, as their fancy dictated.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To reproach; to libel; to defame; to slander.
    To tell his tale might be interpreted into scandalizing the order.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior
          of this married woman shocked her friends" [syn: shock,
           offend, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage]