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Give (something) substance or actual existence.‘the universe is a series of abstract truths, substantialized by their reference to God’
- ‘In summary: thoughts of the brain are experienced by us as arrangements and rearrangements - change - in a physical universe; but in fact it is really information and information-processing which we substantialize.’
- ‘Rediscovering tradition, living it as a defence mechanism, as a symbol of purity, the decultured individual leaves the impression that the mediation takes vengeance by substantializing itself.’
- ‘To have a ‘nature’ is to have an essence, which defines, substantializes, rendering something granite-like.’
- ‘Another way to say this is that Ungaretti now felt a need to substantialize further his poetic language.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.