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Congest   /kəndʒˈɛst/   Listen

Become or cause to become obstructed.  Synonyms: back up, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, foul.  "The water pipe is backed up"

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"Congest" Quotes from Famous Books

... hate, and all forms of unkindness evolve a toxin, katabolism, which tends to clog circulation, disturb digestion, congest the secretions and stupefy the senses; and it tends to the dissolution and destruction of life. All that saddens, embitters and disappoints produces this chemical change that makes for death. "A poison," said Spencer, "is only a concentrated ...
— Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8 • Elbert Hubbard

Words linked to "Congest" :   obturate, silt up, lug, unclog, close up, block, crap up, obstruct, occlude, silt, impede, choke up, stuff, jam, gum up

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