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 for liquefy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Liquefy \Liq"ue*fy\ (l[i^]k"w[-e]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Liquefied (-f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Liquefying
     (-f[imac]`[i^]ng).] [F. liqu['e]fier, L. liquere to be liquid
     + facere, -ficare (in comp.), to make. See Liquid, and
     -fy.]
     1. To convert from a solid form to that of a liquid; to melt;
        to dissolve; and technically, to melt by the sole agency
        of heat. [WordNet sense 1]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To convert from a gaseous form into a liquid; as, to
        liquefy natural gas.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Liquefy \Liq"ue*fy\, v. i.
     To become liquid. [WordNet sense 2]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  liquefy
      v 1: become liquid; "The garden air overnight liquefied into a
           morning dew"
      2: make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating; "liquefy the
         silver" [syn: liquefy, liquify, liquidize, liquidise]
      3: become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat
         liquefied" [syn: liquefy, flux, liquify]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "liquefy":
     colliquate, cut, decoagulate, decoct, deliquesce, dissolve,
     fluidify, fluidize, flux, fuse, hold in solution, infuse, leach,
     liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, melt down, percolate, run,
     soften, solubilize, solve, thaw, thin, unclot
  
  

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