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congested

adjective

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congested

verb
past tense of congest

Synonyms & Antonyms of congested (Entry 2 of 2)

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 congested was circa 1830

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“Congested.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/congested. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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