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Not only are the run-ins taking longer to play out, but they’re also materializing earlier.

Certainly, history tells us that plenty of storylines will materialize — or be lost forever — depending on which section of 60 games happens to be the 60 that get played this year.

Others have suggested that magnetism materialized microseconds later, when protons formed.

The theory doesn’t address, for example, how “live” organisms and “evil” organisms managed to materialize from a primordial smoothie containing both right- and left-handed building blocks.

The hang-up partly explains why universal testing plans in skilled nursing facilities were slow to materialize.

This Oath Keeper was there for the protest, which had yet to materialize, and had a few friends joining him, he told me.

Backup dancers materialize, sparking a torrent of eye-catching choreography.

It took the beheading videos, and the deaths of two Americans, for that support to materialize.

But the unity deal failed to materialize after the Palestinian Authority declined to pay the salaries of Hamas civil servants.

Furthermore, by removing them from their post, you create an opportunity for insurgent black magic to materialize a car bomb.

And as fast as they could carry a galley of type from the dump, another galley would just materialize there.

It now looked as if the drink of milk might materialize, but alas for human expectations!

What glorious rows of head-lines they must have seen as a last vision beautiful, never destined to materialize in printer's ink!

Some of these foreign elements, like the -ize of materialize or the -able of breakable, are even productive to-day.

Yet the hotel did not materialize, and the "view" neither fed nor warmed nor clothed the patient proprietors of the desolate spot.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to materialize, such as: appear, emerge, happen, occur, realize, and take place.

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