"crystallizes" in the verb sense
1. crystallize, crystallise, crystalise, crystalize
cause to take on a definite and clear shape
"He tried to crystallize his thoughts"
2. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
make free from confusion or ambiguity make clear
"Could you clarify these remarks?"
"Clear up the question of who is at fault"
3. crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise
cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form
4. crystallize, crystalize, crystalise, effloresce
assume crystalline form become crystallized
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