from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective solidified.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of congeal.
  • adjective obsolete Frozen.
  • adjective Viscid, coagulated; jelly-like, unusually thick (of a liquid).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling


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  • See, you forget that these people exist if you stay at home, avoiding the fair like some sort of black plague that ushers with it human mutants wearing matching mall-photo-booth t-shirts stretched out over gigantic, distended Orca bellies, fried foods running in congealed little balls down their protruding and exposed torsos, long rat tails of hair hanging …

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  • Then suddenly visualising the poor beasts lying stiff in congealed blood, and the mailman's exaggerated description of trees black with crows, she flamed out in wrathful horror, and was as anxious as her husband that the perpetrators of the crime should be brought to justice.

    Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land

  • He scatters the hoar-frost, which is dew congealed, as the snow and hail are rain congealed.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • I may get to novels where I feel that he dislikes or disdains a female character, but for now I'm trying hard not to make the kind of congealed judgment that makes it hard to read for reading's sake.

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  • And what a lot of them do, they've kind of congealed, or they've condensed their populace or their guests into one or two of their, say, seven or eight properties to kind of keep everybody in one spot.

    CNN Transcript Aug 21, 2007

  • Comments somehow while searching for a recipe for a gelatin "congealed" salad made with horseradish, I got to your site.

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  • GROSS: No. Actually, I think the government over the past decade has kind of congealed its effort and has been working very hard to coordinate the efforts.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2005

  • The adjective 'congealed' is used proleptically, the meaning being 'froze into a stone so that it was congealed.'

    Milton's Comus

  • Call these salads "congealed," Jell-O, gelatin or whatever else you'd like.


  • The old man shifted in his seat, fingers nervously toying with his lap rug, eyes darting from the congealed egg on his plate to the smoking fire to Aidan.

    Earl of Durkness


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