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1. congest

verb. ['kənˈdʒɛst'] become or cause to become obstructed.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • impede
  • block
  • silt up
  • choke up
  • silt
  • foul
  • crap up
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • clog up
  • clog
  • close up
  • gum up
  • lug
  • choke
  • jam
  • choke off
  • back up

Antonyms

  • unstuff
  • free
  • insulator
  • conductor

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Example sentences of the word congest


1. Verb, base form
Inflammation causes mucus to accumulate in and congest the airways, creating a stuffy nose.

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