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congest

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of congest

  1. to prevent passage through by filling with something <the usual weekend traffic congested the region's highways> Synonyms block, choke, clot, clog, dam, gum (up), jam, obstruct, occlude, plug (up), stop (up), stuffRelated Words bung, cork, spile, stopper, stopple; fill, gridlock, pack; fur, silt; flood, glut, inundate, overwhelm, swampNear Antonyms excavate, hollow (out), scoop (out); empty, lightenAntonyms clear, free, open (up), unblock, unclog, unplug, unstop




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