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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


Antonymsunclog









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