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congeal

con·geal

congeal

pronunciation:
kn jil
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: congealed, congealing, congeals
definition 1: of a fluid or soft substance, to thicken or make solid, esp. by cooling or freezing.
synonyms:
set, solidify, thicken
similar words:
clot, coagulate, freeze, gel, gelatinize, harden, jell, jellify
definition 2: to coagulate; thicken.
synonyms:
clot, coagulate, jell, set, thicken
similar words:
curd, curdle, gel, gelatinize, harden, jellify
derivations: congealable (adj.), congealability (n.), congealer (n.), congealment (n.)
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