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  ( solidifies    3rd person present)   ( solidifying    present participle)   ( solidified    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   When a liquid solidifies or is solidified, it changes into a solid.  
The thicker lava would have taken two weeks to solidify...      V  
The Energy Department plans to solidify the deadly waste in a high-tech billion-dollar factory.      V n  
...a frying-pan full of solidified fat.      V-ed  
2       verb   If something such as a position or opinion solidifies, or if something solidifies it, it becomes firmer and more definite and unlikely to change.  
Her attitudes solidified through privilege and habit.      V  
...his attempt to solidify his position as chairman...      V n  

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