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Materialize  v. i.  
To appear as a material form; to take substantial shape. (Colloq.)
To come into existence; as, the promised donations never materialized.

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"Materialize" Quotes from Famous Books

... impossible that matters should remain as the treaty of Tilsit, taken literally, had arranged them. This procrastinating attitude of mind had a twofold cause. One appears to have been a gradual realization in Napoleon's consciousness that dreams and schemes must materialize, that in the mystery of a life like his one step inevitably leads to another, that his career must encircle the vast globe, while he himself was but mortal, finite, and already verging to the utmost limit of his powers. A year before ...
— The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte - Vol. III. (of IV.) • William Milligan Sloane

... conscientious "documentation"; and yet, for all their care, their personages do not abide in the memory as living beings. We do not see them as individuals, but as types; and, strangely enough, the authors, despite the remarkable skill with which they materialize many of their impressions, are content to deliver their characters to us as so many illustrations of a species. Thus Marthe Mance in Charles Demailly is un type, l'incarnation d'un age, de son sexe et d'un role de son temps; Langibout is le type ...
— Rene Mauperin • Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt

... allow the editor to materialize this ravishing description, he said, gently, "Are you ...
— A Sappho of Green Springs • Bret Harte

... contributions did not materialize, and The Revolution received no aid of any description. The struggle was bravely continued throughout the first five months of 1870. The Cary sisters were devoted friends of Miss Anthony and deeply interested in the paper, and some of their sweetest poems had appeared ...
— The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2) • Ida Husted Harper

... a very smooth operator as well as a very prompt one. Burke said he had no complaint to offer; she was always on time, and I must confess I felt much chagrined. I wanted a chance to discharge her, but it didn't appear to materialize. But I was a patient waiter and one morning about three weeks later I came into the office and on looking over the delay sheet I saw the following entry in ...
— Danger Signals • John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady

... swamp just west of Sanchez, proved much more difficult to cross than the engineers had calculated. It swallowed up tons of rock and thousands of pounds sterling. Further disappointment arose when public lands promised by the government failed to materialize. The enthusiasm of the promoters cooled and the construction work on the railroad ceased when La Vega was reached. To the east of Sanchez the road was continued along the Samana peninsula to Point Santa Capuza, ...
— Santo Domingo - A Country With A Future • Otto Schoenrich

... while we had been throbbing along down stream at a terrific pace, keeping well to the centre of the river, and giving such small vessels as we passed a reasonably wide berth. If there was any trouble coming to us it seemed most likely to materialize in the neighbourhood of Southend or Sheerness, which were the two places to which the police would be almost certain to send a description of the launch as soon as they could get to a telephone. As we reached the first danger-zone, I noticed ...
— A Rogue by Compulsion • Victor Bridges

... of the week, return North in the late summer to keep alive the enthusiasm awakened by their last season's successes, while the Faculty know the hour grows nearer and nearer when the endowment which God has in store for Fisk is to materialize, and they will know who are God's chosen servants to do for the Negro what has been so gloriously done for the white young people of America—furnishing them a chance to secure an education at an ...
— The American Missionary — Volume 54, No. 3, July, 1900 • Various

Words linked to "Materialize" :   pass off, materialise, materialization, come out, dematerialise, occur, come about

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