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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONGESTED

Take the boats, nets, and so on, given to the congested districts.

In repose, his congested face had a humorously melancholy expression.

The thick, congested mate seemed on the point of bursting with despondency.

A dozen playgrounds will be laid out in the congested districts.

In the congested districts it seems to be everyone for himself.

It may be impossible in the congested quarters of a great city.

Selkirk Avenue was not then the congested district that it is to-day.

When he was carried away, his face was congested with blood, and he no longer breathed.

Meanwhile her face was so congested as to appear almost black.

My muscles were congested with waste matter and evidently my brain was also.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "heaped up," past participle adjective from congest. Meaning "overcrowded" is recorded from 1862.

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