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congest

verb

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to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • the usual weekend traffic congested the region's highways

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The first known use of congest was in 1599

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“Congest.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/congest. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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