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jelly

verb

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to turn from a liquid into a substance resembling jelly
  • this fruit juice is taking longer to jelly than I expected

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The first known use of jelly was in the 14th century

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“Jelly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jelly. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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