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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Congest \Con*gest"\, v. t. [L. congestus, p. p. of congere to
bring together; con- + gerere. See Gerund.]
1. To collect or gather into a mass or aggregate; to bring
together; to accumulate.
To what will thy congested guilt amount?
2. (Med.) To cause an overfullness of the blood vessels (esp.
the capillaries) of an organ or part.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our
drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up" [syn:
clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest,
choke, foul] [ant: unclog]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
84 Moby Thesaurus words for "congest":
bar, bind, block, block up, blockade, brim, bung, caulk, charge,
chink, chock, choke, choke off, choke up, clog, clog up, close,
compact, compress, concentrate, condense, consolidate, constipate,
cork, cover, cram, crowd, dam, dam up, densen, densify, drench,
fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, foul, freight, glut,
gluttonize, gorge, jam, jam-pack, lade, load, obstipate, obstruct,
occlude, overburden, overcharge, overfeed, overfill, overlade,
overload, overstuff, overweight, pack, pad, plug, plug up, press,
ram down, ram in, satiate, saturate, soak, solidify, spile,
squeeze, stanch, stay, stench, stop, stop up, stopper, stopple,
stuff, stuff up, supercharge, supersaturate, surcharge, surfeit,
top off, wad, weight
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