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congeals

verb
present tense third-person singular of congeal

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1 to become physically firm or solid
  • the surface of the pond congealed after several days of frigid temperatures

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2 to turn from a liquid into a substance resembling jelly
  • the gravy had already started to congeal by the time the waiter served our dinners

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“Congeals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/congeals. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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