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Definition of congeal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they congeal
    he / she / it congeals
    past simple congealed
    -ing form congealing
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  1. 1(of blood, fat, etc.) to become thick or solid congealed blood The cold remains of supper had congealed on the plate.
  2. 2(figurative) The bitterness and tears had congealed into hatred.
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