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Verb: congest  kun'jest
  1. Become or cause to become obstructed
    "The leaves congest our drains in the Fall";
    - clog, choke off, clog up, back up, choke, foul

Derived forms: congested, congesting, congests

Type of: block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude

Encyclopedia: Congest