Macerate is a word that means to soften or break down a substance by soaking it in liquid. Antonyms for macerate would be words that mean to harden or solidify. Some possible antonyms include dry, solidify, coagulate, crystallize, and congeal. These words describe the process of taking a liquid and turning it into a solid, rather than breaking down a solid substance. Examples of contexts where one might use these antonyms include cooking, chemistry, and biology. In general, antonyms like these help to paint a picture of the opposite process, one that often involves removing moisture instead of adding it.
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- grow, ignore, plant.