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adjective as in stuck fast

adjective as in thronged

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Think of a holiday traffic jam—except one that’s delayed and happens in hospital ERs rather than on the highway.

They could do away with the hassle of airports and traffic jams.

From Fortune

On a warm Saturday afternoon in late spring, his mother, Darlene Jones Lundergan, hands Mike his drumsticks for an impromptu jam session during a FaceTime interview.

Without a true national pandemic plan, America’s coronavirus response seems like a 50-state traffic jam.

In pandemic-free years, America’s biggest trade show, CES, attracts more than 170,000 attendees, bringing traffic that jams surrounding roads day and night.

Police say Myers charged at the policeman, they wrestled, and then he shot at least three bullets before his gun jammed.

Official Donetsk Republic business was log-jammed because the high command had only one stamp for documents and identity papers.

Hice is like the Republican version of a right-wing Frankenstein, featuring the worst elements of the GOP jammed into one person.

And to the people jammed into the tent, of all backgrounds, it was a rock of ages they could share.

I jammed my thumb into my mouth and almost choked on it while the screen lit up with sunny skies on a gleaming lake.

Malcolm asked her gently to go back to the helm and keep it jammed hard-a-starboard until they arrived at the left bank.

But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.

There was nothing stable or strong except the portion of the hull jammed between the rocks which contained the engine.

His helmet was jammed over his eyes, but as he was dragged past us it fell off and rolled to the old man's feet.

There were about a dozen of us jammed into the coach, on the box seat and hanging on to the roof and tailboard as best we could.


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On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jammed, such as: blocked, clogged, swollen, wedged, barred, and caught.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.