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synonyms for congest

  • choke
  • overburden
  • overcrowd
  • block
  • crowd
  • dam
  • filled
  • pack
  • plug
  • clog up
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antonyms for congest

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  • let go
  • unblock
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How to use congest in a sentence

The authors describe how, in the late 19th century, the streets of fast-industrializing cities were congested with horses, each pulling a cart or a coach, one after the other, in some places three abreast.
DID CARS RESCUE OUR CITIES FROM HORSES? - ISSUE 108: CHANGEBRANDON KEIMNOVEMBER 10, 2021NAUTILUS
When she was on the sidewalk, some of the already narrow walkways were congested with large signs.
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However, utilization of these resources is kind of skewed towards very few major roads that end up being congested in the peak hours.
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The volume you can achieve per pound spent can be attractive, especially given it’s not as congested with other advertisers as other apps.
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As a result, many retailers and grocers have been attempting to stockpile supplies in advance of January 1 and the road approaches to the Channel crossings have already been congested for weeks due to the additional truck traffic.
THE U.K. IS FACING A CHRISTMAS FOOD CRISIS, AS FRANCE CLOSES BORDER TO TRUCKS OVER MUTANT COVID-19 STRAINJEREMY KAHNDECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
The contents of a hundred Primers rose higgledy-piggledy, to congest his mind and memory.
THE PROMISE OF AIRALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The keen night air had seemed for the moment fairly to congest her lungs and render her speechless and breathless.
RUTH FIELDING IN MOVING PICTURESALICE EMERSON
Alcohol will sometimes congest the brain of an adult under the most trying and discouraging circumstances.
REMARKSBILL NYE
It is an easy thing to have printed congealed for that word, and congest occurs in A Lover's Complaint.
NOTES & QUERIES, NO. 4, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1849VARIOUS
His case, with such phrases as "Supportlessly congest" well to the fore, was good.
THE LIFE OF FRANCIS THOMPSONEVERARD MEYNELL
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