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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of inspissate.
  • adj. thickened or dried by evaporation


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  • "She swam in mangrove swamps, amongst the maze of roots in the mud, snapping up fiddler-crabs and mudskippers, spitting shell into the inspissated mess of mud, leaf skeletons, seaweed."
    Ragnarök by A.S. Byatt, p 66

    May 6, 2012

  • as was lemon juice carried by British men-of-war as an anti-scorbutic

    August 11, 2010

  • Thick or thickened in consistency.

    June 26, 2009

  • In Braille:
    .. -. ... .--. .. ... ... .- - . -..

    or the beginning cryptographer's substitution cypher:

    January 15, 2009

  • Thickened, as by evaporation

    July 18, 2007