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congeal

con·geal

congeal

pronunciation:
kn jil
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part of speech: verb
inflections: congealed, congealing, congeals
definition: to make thick or hard, especially by cooling or freezing.
The cold weather congealed the pine sap into a solid lump.
synonyms:
set, thicken
similar words:
clot, freeze, gel, harden
derivations: congealable (adj.), congealability (n.), congealer (n.), congealment (n.)
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