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English verb: congest

1. congest (contact) become or cause to become obstructed

SamplesThe leaves clog our drains in the Fall.
The water pipe is backed up.

Synonymsback up, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, foul

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude

Narrower (hyponym)block, choke up, crap up, gum up, lug, silt, silt up, stuff


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