1. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, clarify, clear up, elucidate

usage: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

2. crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, change integrity

usage: cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form; "crystallize minerals"

3. crystallize, crystallise, crystalise, crystalize, shape, form

usage: cause to take on a definite and clear shape; "He tried to crystallize his thoughts"


1. crystallized (vs. uncrystallized), crystallised

usage: having become fixed and definite in form; "distinguish between crystallized and uncrystallized opinion"- Psychological Abstracts

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