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English definition of “congeal”

congeal

verb [I]     /kənˈdʒiːl/
to change from a liquid or soft state to a thick or solid state: The blood had congealed in thick black clots.Physical and chemical processes congealed     /-ˈdʒiːld/ adjective congealed fatHard and firm
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