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The disease had assumed the form of congestion of the lungs, and the Lieutenant seemed rapidly sinking.
But owing to the confined boundaries of Belgium, there grew to be a congestion of population.
Relief of congestion in cities; parks and playgrounds; recreation piers.
WOMAN'S CLUB WORK AND PROGRAMSCAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
The pressure of the effused blood occludes the veins and leads to congestion and œdema of the limb beyond.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
At the cross-roads stood a mounted officer, directing the traffic, which here tended to congestion.
A visit from the stretcher parties relieved the congestion in the conning tower.
THE BLOCKING OF ZEEBRUGGEALFRED F. B. CARPENTER
Congestion of the portal system may be a result of vaso-motor paresis.
"There oughtn't to be any congestion on a day like this," said Wally.
FORE!CHARLES EMMETT VAN LOAN
Rheumatism is merely a form of congestion throughout the capillary vessels of the body.
He laughed to himself and rolled over, digging his head into the pillows and stretching his fat hands to ease their congestion.
THE FIGHTING CHANCEROBERT W. CHAMBERS

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