Synonym of settling

Alternative for settling

settles, settled, settling

Synonym: colonize, decide, determine, fix, inhabit, locate, mend, occupy, patch up, reconcile, resolve,

Antonym: unfix,

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Present participle for to resolve or find a solution to
resolving reconciling remedying solving fixing rectifying clearing up composing sorting out dealing with putting right setting right smoothing over working out bringing to an end finding an answer to finding a solution to ironing out patching up putting to rights straightening out setting to rights putting an end to reaching an agreement about unraveling unravelling getting to the bottom of mending answering harmonizing figuring out disentangling repairing finding the solution to harmonising cracking fathoming correcting untangling explaining deciphering clarifying ending puzzling out sussing out hammering out thrashing out eliminating squaring healing breaking decoding curing unriddling straightening tidying up working through elucidating riddling out doping out unfolding making out adjusting taking care of regularizing regulating sewing up getting rid of arbitrating negotiating expediting sorting eradicating unsnarling throwing light on umpiring regularising seeing to righting alleviating mediating arbitrating in interpreting penetrating revealing working counteracting erasing reaching an agreement agreeing compromising simplifying settling differences removing easing ameliorating sussing putting in order disclosing getting straight making better doing away with making head or tail of conciliating illustrating dissolving making reasonable arranging cleaning up putting away ciphering clearing illuminating tidying making plausible rehabilitating rebuilding meliorating unscrambling bringing around making good divining unlocking brainstorming licking realising getting realizing finding the answer to thinking out finding out deciding on finding the key to hitting upon getting right working on getting to the bottom panning out getting around determining a solution to making a dent

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Present participle for to come or bring to an end
ending concluding terminating winding up rounding off bringing to an end drawing to a close putting an end to finishing completing fulfilling finalizing closing topping off finishing off wrapping up rounding out crowning stopping ceasing bringing to a close accomplishing sewing up performing executing finalising consummating doing capping bringing to a conclusion carrying out achieving sorting out closing out perfecting polishing off discharging culminating discontinuing bringing to fruition setting the seal on calling it a day halting climaxing quitting elapsing expiring passing lapsing breaking off dead-ending polishing nailing breaking up leaving off letting up shutting down winking out effectuating complementing realizing actualizing putting the finishing touches on going whole hog adding the finishing touch to getting through putting to bed making good going the limit carrying off going through with making up bringing to maturity doing thoroughly adding the final touch to making perfect putting the last touches on dispatching realising axing disposing of dealing with wrapping knocking off getting done ending up coming to an end putting the lid on putting the finishing touches to packing in determining tying up going dying putting the finishing touch to topping it off taking care of reaching a finale building up to coming to a head leading up to cleaning up liquidating finishing up tiing up loose ends closing down coming to the end effecting expediting accelerating dissolving dropping resolving calling off breaking canceling annulling abolishing aborting cancelling scrapping pushing through making short work of belaying sundering relinquishing giving up getting shot of switching off pulling the plug laying off packing up calling a halt to pulling the plug on packing it in putting a stop to winding down desisting from winding something up knocking something on the head cutting off giving something the chop nipping in the bud giving over interrupting nipping something in the bud cutting out shutting off cutting short putting paid to getting shut of shuttering clinching folding scratching scrubbing hanging up carrying through coming to a conclusion rounding up coming to a close putting the final touches to attaining following through with putting finishing touch on reaching producing desisting cinching putting a period to capping off drawing to close bringing down curtain adding the finishing touches to putting the tin lid on idealising bringing to perfection reaching the summit of idealizing getting out of the way making bagging refining

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Present participle for to provide comfort or assuagement to
calming composing lulling soothing quelling pacifying stilling relaxing relieving salving allaying becalming collecting containing reassuring sedating subduing tranquilizing assuring controlling lullabying calming down re-collecting quieting quietening mollifying assuaging appeasing cooling mitigating placating alleviating settling down balming easing softening hushing moderating palliating steadying reducing comforting taking the edge off lessening cooling off diminishing tempering conciliating smoothing resolving lightening repressing quietening down abating adjusting restraining consoling silencing patching up dampening stabilizing mellowing stroking checking making up stabilising defusing untroubling unburdening healing suppressing reining smoothing over recovering making calm dulcifying putting at rest quieting down chilling out smoothing down pouring oil on taking the sting out tranquillising easing up throwing cold water on pouring cold water on dampening down recollecting burying the hatchet making friends mediating compensating negotiating ameliorating contenting getting control of piping down subsiding dulling allying shutting down gentling taking the sting out of getting a grip on soberizing sobering solacing reconciling smothering slackening modulating regulating disposing fixing stifling quashing deadening extinguishing cooling down extenuating rectifying remedying qualifying ceasing soft-pedalling soft-pedaling falling mending simmering down letting up holding in tuning down mildening propitiating winning over squaring easing off rocking to sleep laying back curing sweetening making peace with taking the edge taking it easy sorting out ironing out buttering up making nice putting a lid on demilitarizing weakening saving neutralizing demilitarising rescuing padding crippling neutralising patching things up playing up to drugging anaesthetizing doping putting to rights narcotizing stupefying damping down anesthetizing unruffling zonking taking the heat smoothing out clearing the air knocking out putting under putting out settling your nerves administering a sedative to administering a tranquillizer to taking a hold of oneself snapping out of it pulling oneself together steadying oneself getting a grip getting one's act together regaining one's composure getting a grip on oneself settling one's nerves

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Present participle for to suppress the noise or speech of
quieting quietening silencing hushing muting shushing dumbing squelching stilling quelling extinguishing shutting up muffling muzzling gagging stifling deadening dulling cutting off suppressing subduing quashing lulling dampening soft-pedalling soft-pedaling clamming piping down quietening down tongue-tying decreasing the volume keeping it down choking off closing up cutting short saying nothing reducing burking hushing up making quieter decreasing volume smothering softening masking drowning toning down turning down drowning out choking falling silent bottling up stopping talking canning it quitting chattering holding tongue shutting it keeping trap shut putting a sock in it repressing squashing crushing checking stopping curbing killing inhibiting arresting halting censoring abating cracking down on keeping down slapping down putting a stop to putting down clamping down on putting an end to snuffing out overawing clamming up quieting down sitting on dummying up striking dumb holding one's tongue drying up cooling it hushing one's mouth belting up lowering making quiet throttling putting the lid on keeping quiet buttoning it modulating decreasing lessening making inaudible putting damper on mellowing hushing down damping down buttoning up refusing to speak remaining silent withholding information buttoning it lip wrapping up putting a gag on no-platforming keeping the lid on sealing somebody's lips wrapping it up restraining fettering preventing restricting icing shutting down trammelling trammeling corking

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Present participle for to make (someone) comfortable in a particular place or position

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Present participle for to pay (a debt or account)
paying discharging balancing clearing defraying footing meeting recompensing standing liquidating satisfying squaring quitting settling up paying in full squaring up paying off paying up ponying up anteing up springing for honoring honouring repaying making good reimbursing paying back compensating remunerating taking care of remitting footing the bill accounting for redeeming recouping indemnifying rewarding making payment paying for returning requiting refunding redressing making good on bearing the cost bearing the expense making amends amortizing amortising forking out coughing up stumping up clearing up restoring guerdoning compensating for relinquishing making repayment making up for giving back making coming through with making restitution honoring a claim relieving forking over shelling out eliminating servicing clearing off erasing solving replacing exchanging adjusting acquitting acquiting anteing cashing out covering repairing making amends to settling up with making restitution to settling accounts with reciprocating responding forking up coming up with the money coming across retaliating equalizing matching getting even checking out disbursing evening the score returning like for like giving in return giving tit for tat getting your own back paying someone back in his bearing the cost of putting up kicking in footing the bill for bearing the expense of handing over closing atoning equalising fixing ending paying one's bill paying the bill restituting disposing of making reparation giving payment to tiding over making reparation for awarding according feeing tipping vouchsafing granting dishing out paying costs paying damages paying compensation working off squaring accounts with paying dues offsetting rebating

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Present participle for to accept or agree to something less than satisfactory

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Present participle for to position or place something in a particular place or spot
depositing placing putting setting laying positioning sticking plonking situating parking resting planting dumping bunging fixing deposing plunking disposing popping emplacing sitting installing locating plopping dropping shoving positing reposing unloading unlading setting down putting down laying down setting up plunking down throwing down flinging down putting in sitting down stationing leaving standing stowing establishing propping seating posing lodging arranging planking down roosting leaning arraying nestling deploying ensconcing perching laying out planking ranging basing leaving out posting siting plumping setting out balancing bearing squatting stashing digging in supporting steadying spreading bestowing introducing locking stuffing storing draping slipping embedding encamping bringing consigning to concentrating clapping sliding inserting sequencing lying orienting orientating putting away setting in position putting in position letting fall propping up tucking hanging building founding putting in place pushing thrusting residing dwelling pitching fixing in position inhabiting hanging one's hat lounging setting up camp separating ordering sheltering entrenching spreading out placing at intervals spacing out spacing setting apart moving apart lining up screening hiding protecting shutting covering concealing shielding hiding away snuggling up curling up ditching garrisoning mounting assigning aligning putting on duty detailing headquartering poising billeting billetting posturing turning facing fitting connecting furnishing lining redistributing distributing extending setting in place using fixing up bedding in building in settling in settling down utilizing expanding adopting implementing organizing displaying utilising unfolding organising opening fanning out forming front putting into position putting out patrol taking battle stations

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Present participle for to stay or rent accommodation at a place
lodging staying boarding housing dwelling accommodating residing quartering rooming sheltering bunking living inhabiting abiding harboring domiciling roofing sojourning harbouring camping billeting billetting nesting squatting encamping chambering bestowing stopping parking crashing bivouacing bivouacking occupying stationing cantoning hosteling renting putting up hanging out dwelling in living in lodging in taking up residence taking in staying in staying over biding in holing up having rooms sojourning in taking a room having lodgings taking lodgings having digs roosting perching installing biding having your home locating placing existing tenanting having one's home having one's residence having your home in basing positioning populating holidaying visiting vacationing entertaining nestling tarrying resting posting establishing domiciliating stopping over having as your home hanging one's hat bunking out giving accommodation to tenting providing with accommodation spending some time giving a bed to giving accommodation giving a roof to stopping off finding a bed for establishing oneself keeping house pitching tent making one's home remaining lying inhering peopling having taken up residence in hanging out in having established oneself in providing shelter for making room for providing accommodation for catering for giving someone a roof over their head receiving containing taking refuging sleeping providing lodging for providing refuge providing a roof over someone's head garrisoning berthing camping out stowing making space for feeding keeping bedding holding giving shelter to provisioning fitting giving lodging providing with a place to work providing providing with a place to sleep setting up camp pitching a tent accommodating guest affording letting crash providing accommodation making welcome bearing having space for having beds for having room for having capacity for

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Present participle for to discover through studying or searching
ascertaining discovering learning determining establishing fixing confirming identifying verifying divining fathoming seeing deciding deducing diagnosing finding grasping intuiting realising realizing telling appreciating cognizing discerning perceiving recognising recognizing registering savvying understanding checking comprehending getting descrying detecting making out sussing twigging digging pegging reading figuring out finding out working out coming to know digging up digging out fathoming out ferreting out getting to know pinning down making certain of picking up sussing out becoming aware of catching on to checking out getting on to hitting on hitting upon rooting out sizing up making certain scaring up scouting up tracking down catching on checking up on double-checking getting a fix on hunting down hunting up picking up on running down taking in turning up dredging up nosing out routing out tumbling to cottoning on to latching on to getting down cold getting down pat getting the hang of seeking disclosing locating rummaging encountering sighting unearthing searching for or out tripping over uncovering stumbling upon looking for smoking out revealing exposing sniffing out spotting bringing to light coming across lighting upon catching noticing espying distinguishing observing wising up to getting wind of meeting with stumbling on chancing on coming up with smelling out gaining acquiring attaining obtaining achieving meeting unlocking conceiving pinpointing doping out looking up having an aha moment thinking of getting wise to the fact getting wind of the fact striking getting wise to searching out lighting on happening upon coming upon hunting out edging out retrieving tracking transpiring cropping up becoming known popping up unmasking coming to light coming to pass learning of bringing into the open tumbling into hooking tracing localising localizing rumbling hearing eliciting debunking exploring glimpsing sensing stumbling across laying your hands on zeroing in on getting at running to earth laying one's hands on bumping happening chancing collaring corralling chancing upon putting one's finger on catching sight of arriving at stumbling onto running across happening on pitching upon tumbling upon tripping on falling in with putting your finger on laying your hand on bumping into laying fingers on running into lucking

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Present participle for to demonstrate to be true based on facts
establishing proving demonstrating showing indicating signifying signalling signaling displaying exhibiting manifesting denoting ascertaining attesting to corroborating evidencing substantiating determining validating confirming verifying certifying affirming ratifying revealing showing to be true showing beyond doubt sustaining testifying to upholding authenticating bespeaking evincing justifying exposing expressing illustrating proclaiming supporting bearing out bearing witness to constituting evidence of constituting proof of declaring making clear making evident presenting showing clearly spelling out vouching for backing up clearing up documenting espousing expounding getting across ostending showcasing showing once and for all attesting checking warranting demonstrating the truth of vindicating accrediting arguing endorsing making sure of finding testifying witnessing backing developing fixing convincing resulting explaining making certain of double-checking sussing out giving force to holding up giving credence to pinning down giving weight to lending weight to establishing evidence submitting proof producing proof submitting evidence producing evidence witnessing to adding up giving substance to having a case asserting avouching betokening vouching betraying giving proof of registering implying guaranteeing averring circumstantiating made known announcing approving buttressing avowing checking out reinforcing suggesting pointing out communicating standing by disclosing bearing witness meaning reflecting making plain conveying marking pointing to connoting intimating swearing rubber-stamping telling of swearing to giving away flagging up bolstering reenforcing imparting professing checking up laying bare shoring up strengthening asseverating okaying symbolizing spelling designating pinpointing pointing toward speaking hinting at giving evidence demonstrating the truth giving substance to the fact that sticking up for pointing at symbolising signposting providing evidence of witnessing to the fact that adding up to constituting subscribing shewing underscoring completing trying realising debunking objectifying testing reifying actualizing realizing enforcing evoking inferring underpinning sealing trying out trying on invoking predicating noting elucidating projecting pointing prescribing arguing for referring to smacking of alluding to serving as evidence of gesturing towards insinuating formalizing recognizing sanctioning legitimizing making out adducing clarifying laying out adjuring maintaining advocating countersigning throwing one's weight behind deposing to agreeing acknowledging discovering claiming insisting signing off on accounting for giving nod declaring true checking on contending vowing predicting divulging assuring formalising legitimising recognising foretelling notifying purporting alleging exclaiming discussing addressing citing asking hinting arranging accosting engaging stipulating furnishing making obvious making manifest pledging reassuring stating insisting on protesting seconding answering for recording representing reading importing auguring pegging buttoning down signing being responsible for showing the truth of standing up for going bail for giving assurance of standing bail for asserting under oath speaking for

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Present participle for to make changes to correct an error or mistake
mending rectifying correcting redressing remedying resolving amending bettering emending reforming righting putting right retrieving revising squaring ameliorating improving straightening up making good setting right setting straight sorting out straightening out making up putting in order putting to rights shaping up making better fixing repairing adjusting curing dealing with patching up restoring doctoring healing making right recalibrating fixing up dialing back making up for reconditioning patching overhauling reconstructing regulating balancing debugging harmonizing laundering scrubbing recompensing compensating for harmonising cleaning up making amends for turning around paying one's dues turning things around red-penciling red-pencilling going over picking up cleaning up act setting the record straight rebuilding revamping servicing renovating refitting fettling retreading refurbishing easing relieving solving doing up putting back together making as good as new changing counterchecking canceling annulling counteracting neutralizing compensating frustrating negating negativing cancelling neutralising vindicating restoring to working order touching up getting working again benefiting benefitting straightening avenging evening out making reparation balancing out evening up making restitution for restoring the balance recompensing for making restitution paying for leveling out making amends making reparation for turning over new leaf raising boosting seeing to giving a face-lift rewarding setting to rights helping meliorating enhancing refining promoting advancing elevating perfecting upgrading enriching fiddling with going straight doing justice tweaking stepping up clearing up becoming better making improvements to

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Present participle for to make arrangements or preparations for
arranging planning organising organizing scheduling determining devising fixing preparing deciding setting blueprinting charting choreographing constructing designing framing projecting shaping tailoring adjusting budgeting calculating drafting establishing resolving scheming contriving coordinating directing managing quarterbacking laying out mapping out scheming out fixing up penciling in preparing for settling on strategizing about agreeing on getting ready working out agreeing to jacking up making plans for setting up making arrangements for making preparations for setting stage shaping up ironing out coming to an agreement coming to terms making plans coming to terms about pulling things together agreeing programming slating lining up booking timetabling orchestrating timing billing prearranging fixing a time for enrolling slotting in preengaging entering securing laying on synchronizing controlling diarying synchronising regulating sorting out developing engineering forming crafting plotting hatching formulating conceiving concocting building masterminding excogitating premeditating brewing inventing contemplating brainstorming mapping conspiring outlining forecasting representing fashioning detailing molding sketching planning out thinking ahead readying meditating thinking out roughing out sketching out tracing intriguing chalking out steering reckoning on bargaining for figuring on blocking out fixing to making arrangements roughing in cooking up figuring out setting out laying in provisions moulding

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Present participle for to diminish to nothing
petering checking contracting curbing decaying declining degenerating draining drooping dropping easing ebbing fading lowering quieting rebating shrinking sinking slashing slumping tapering waning wasting abating calming down crumbling curtailing cutting down depreciating deteriorating devaluating dying down diminishing dropping off drying up dwindling evaporating falling off lessening letting up lightening losing edge modifying narrowing down petering out quelling reducing restraining running low shrivelling shriveling slackening slacking off slowing down softening subsiding tailing away tailing off weakening wearing away wearing down withering receding falling plummetting plummeting plunging relenting remitting moderating decrementing palling dying away draining away falling away ratcheting down growing smaller becoming smaller tapering off growing less dying out becoming less blurring de-escalating decreasing phasing down minimizing wasting away axing minimising shortening narrowing wilting deflating condensing growing slimming wrinkling devolving retrograding descending regressing rotting worsening downsizing getting smaller disappearing falling short failing telescoping becoming emaciated becoming debilitated becoming shrunken shriveling up atrophying becoming enfeebled growing weak depleting limiting cutting mitigating scaling down cutting back downscaling tempering dialing down alleviating paring winding down toning down rolling back clipping couching bringing down relaxing attenuating denting making cutbacks in trimming down casting down impairing tightening easing off extenuating taking the edge off qualifying minifying amortising trimming back degrading marking down trimming downgrading making less making smaller taking down eroding depressing stepping down diluting running down amortizing

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Present participle for decide on conditions
stipulating laying down requiring specifying agreeing contracting covenanting demanding engaging guaranteeing imposing pledging postulating promising providing stating arranging bargaining conditioning designating detailing instructing making naming ordering particularising particularizing prescribing slotting specificating insisting on insisting upon setting down setting forth setting out stating clearly pinning down spelling out laying finger on making a condition of making a point putting down for making a precondition of making a proviso of itemizing enumerating citing listing instancing describing individuating itemising relating distinguishing delineating giving details defining mentioning identifying framing individualizing noting indicating quoting dropping cataloguing noticing commanding drawing up ordaining tagging establishing setting cataloging referring to limiting tabbing giving specialising individualising fixing pegging fingering adverting to explicitizing specializing blueprinting determining inventorying showing clearly touching on touching upon buttoning down ticking off pointing out laying out putting down putting finger on drawing a picture going into detail getting to the point coming to the point getting down to brass tacks recounting reciting numerating rehearsing telling reeling off presenting tabulating referencing adducing advancing offering alluding to making reference to documenting tallying summarizing enrolling recapitulating circumstantiating numbering revealing declaring communicating summarising invoking rattling off checking off running through running down running off exemplifying bringing up putting forward pointing to recording scheduling registering counting chronicling charting entering narrating billing alphabetizing polling expounding elaborating explaining minuting calendering proposing portraying recalling calling attention to making mention of proffering attesting to speaking of proclaiming recollecting writing down showing announcing depicting spreading epitomizing uncovering embellishing exhibiting making a list of keeping count noting down breaking down analyzing notifying producing analysing epitomising disclosing divulging decreeing reporting on giving an account of uttering reproducing intimating acknowledging saying mooting imparting introducing ensuring underwriting having as a condition making it a condition quoting chapter and verse sweating details flying speck telling of letting on about remarking on letting anyone know of made known reporting propounding commenting on adverting raising figuring summing extracting evidencing counting noses keeping tabs taking account of excerpting laying repeating drawing attention to giving as example remembering reminiscing giving as an example alleging appealing to illustrating with

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Present participle for move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force

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Present participle for to arrange systematically
organising organizing arranging classifying codifying grouping marshalling marshaling ordering systematising systematizing cataloguing compiling sorting tabulating assembling cataloging categorising categorizing listing standardising standardizing structuring arraying constituting disposing filing indexing prioritising prioritizing regulating shaping systemizing collocating methodizing molding moulding pigeonholing ranging regimenting adapting composing consolidating controlling correlating fitting formulating inventorying tailoring triaging adjusting combining constructing fashioning fixing harmonising harmonizing straightening drawing up laying out putting in order putting straight sorting out lining up straightening out knocking into shape licking into shape whipping into shape assigning classing aligning positioning ranking sequencing distributing placing lining neatening establishing planning tidying patterning streamlining normalising conducting regularizing alphabetizing regularising managing formalising normalizing righting locating spacing formalizing setting out setting in order putting away putting to rights forming putting together gathering posing displaying grading separating orienting mustering bracketing compartmentalizing relegating coordinating assorting compartmentalising setting distinguishing pegging breaking down compartmenting typecasting allineating putting down as spreading out deploying exhibiting itemizing quantifying presenting collecting policing sprucing queuing queueing ordinating tagging rating designating putting out sprucing up aggregating accumulating standing labelling labeling branding bringing together adducing reclassifying recategorizing regrouping colligating subcategorizing dividing seating situating itemising examining verifying relating checking matching collating analogizing setting forth placing in order preparing shepherding focusing focussing portioning organizing systematically setting in line forming up evening setting up digesting typing putting in rows making parallel making even bringing into line straightening up making straight evening up arranging in line putting in columns winnowing tabbing choosing riddling screening picking sifting selecting combing culling sizing up buttoning down putting down for putting in shape

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Present participle for to make stronger or more solid
indurating fortifying seasoning steeling strengthening toughening hardening inuring acclimating acclimatising acclimatizing amalgamating annealing baking bracing buttressing caking calcifying callousing casehardening cementing closing clotting coagulating compacting consolidating contracting crystallising crystallizing curdling densifying drying firming fixing fossilising fossilizing girding jelling nerving ossifying petrifying precipitating pressing reinforcing starching stiffening tempering thickening vitrifying solidifying setting congealing freezing harshening concreting inspissating gelatinizing vulcanizing firming up becoming solid becoming hard gelling jellying condensing gelating clabbering jellifying rigidifying coalescing turning into stone concentrating loppering getting hard glopping up compressing going hard chillin chilling coarsening tightening cohering expanding swelling widening adding enlarging growing thick making stronger toughening up fossilifying fossilating encrusting becoming firm rigidizing refrigerating gelatinating case-hardening ruggedising galvanizing forging moulding brazing molding tamping globbing up lumping deepening steadying inflating stabilising propping stabilizing starkening becoming stiff candying benumbing lapidifying clarifying mineralizing forming clots galvanising becoming thick becoming more concentrated becoming firmer becoming thicker forming going rigid setting hard becoming fixed becoming rigid pressing down roughening shaping up becoming inflexible turning to stone climatizing developing becoming unyielding becoming obdurate sticking finalising materializing taking shape becoming clear materialising finalizing coming together forming crystals making stricter building up shoring up abrading beefing up making more severe roughing up roughing scratching