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congested


con·gest  (kn-jst)
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
v.tr.
1. To overfill or overcrowd: Trucks congested the tunnel.
2. Pathology To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in (a vessel or organ).
v.intr.
To become congested.

[Latin congerere, congest-, to heap up, crowd together : com-, com- + gerere, to carry.]

con·gestion n.
con·gestive adj.
congested

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