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tr.v. meth·od·ized, meth·od·iz·ing, meth·od·iz·es
To reduce to or organize according to a method; systematize.

meth′od·i·za′tion (-ə-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
meth′od·iz′er n.
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If this is true, then reason is simply the methodizer of the imagination."
The early Methodizers knew perfectly well that this process involved more than the arrangement of test-tubes.
For this reason it is often denigrated as "just talk." Lacking concern for its indirect effects, the Methodizers deemed dialogue to be inefficient and deficient.