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Meaning of CONGEST

Pronunciation:  kun'jest

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"

CONGEST is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: back up, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, foul
 Antonyms: unclog
 See Also: block, choke up, close up, crap up, gum up, impede, jam, lug, obstruct, obturate, occlude, silt, silt up, stuff



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*gest"\, v. t. [L. congestus, p. p. of congere to
bring together; con- + gerere. See {Gerund}.]
1. To collect or gather into a mass or aggregate; to bring
   together; to accumulate.

         To what will thy congested guilt amount?

2. (Med.) To cause an overfullness of the blood vessels (esp.
   the capillaries) of an organ or part.

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