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 for congeal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Congeal \Con*geal"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Congealed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Congealing.] [F. congeler, L. congelare, -gelatumn;
     con- + gelare to freeze, gelu frost. See Gelid.]
     1. To change from a fluid to a solid state by cold; to
        freeze.
  
     Syn: jell, set.
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                A vapory deluge lies to snow congealed. --Thomson.
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     2. To affect as if by freezing; to check the flow of, or
        cause to run cold; to chill.
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              As if with horror to congeal his blood. --Stirling.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Congeal \Con*geal"\, v. i.
     To grow hard, stiff, or thick, from cold or other causes; to
     become solid; to freeze; to cease to flow; to run cold; to be
     chilled.
  
     Syn: jell, set.
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                Lest zeal, now melted . . .
                Cool and congeal again to what it was. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  congeal
      v 1: become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the
           enzyme" [syn: jell, set, congeal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "congeal":
     adhere, agglomerate, blast, blast-freeze, blight, bunch, cake,
     chill, clabber, clasp, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clot,
     clump, cluster, coagulate, cohere, concrete, conglomerate, cool,
     curd, curdle, dry, embrace, freeze, freeze solid, freeze to, gel,
     gelatinate, gelatinize, glaciate, glacify, grasp, grow together,
     hang on, hang together, hold, hold on, hold together, hug, ice,
     incrassate, indurate, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, knot,
     lopper, lump, mass, nip, persist, quick-freeze, refreeze, regelate,
     set, solidify, stay, stay put, stick, stick together, take hold of,
     thick, thicken
  
  

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