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congeal

To clot or coagulate.
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When dinner was done, and when what remained of the platters and what remained of the congealed gravy had been put back into what remained of the pie, which served as an economical investment for all miscellaneous savings, Riderhood filled the mug with beer and took a long drink.
"That which feels the sun must be a day, of a heat so intense as to render it insupportable to us, while the opposite side on which the rays of the sun do not fall, must be masses of ice, if water exist there to be congealed. But the moon has no seas, so far as we can ascertain; its surface representing one of strictly volcanic origin, the mountains being numerous to a wonderful degree.
When he saw all the gaping wounds, looking up to the bright heavens as if to demand back of them the souls to which they had opened a passage, - when he saw the slaughtered horses, stiff, their tongues hanging out at one side of their mouths, sleeping in the shiny blood congealed around them, staining their furniture and their manes, - when he saw the white horse of M.
But Dolokhov did not go away; he untied the handkerchief around his head, pulled it off, and showed the blood congealed on his hair.
His blood was too congealed to accelerate to the swift tidal flow of indignation.
Toward the north, on the contrary, till where it was bounded by the "Sea of Storms," it resembled a liquid surface agitated by a storm, of which the hills and hollows formed a succession of waves suddenly congealed. Over the whole of this, and in all directions, lay the luminous lines, all converging to the summit of Copernicus.
Unfortunately, the script's volatile cocktail of genres - dystopian social satire, humane drama, doomed romance - congeals before the film has concluded its laboured second hour.
Blocked drains rise by a quarter over the festive period when 1000 tons of leftover fat is poured down sinks, where it congeals.
REVOLUTIONARY ROAD BBc4 9Pm Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet (above) wail at each other after courtship congeals into suburban marriage.
Filipovic's polemical group show, which borrows its title, "The Other Tradition," from Gene Swenson's 1966 curatorial gambit at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, congeals an artmaking attitude that privileges live events and "constructed situations" over objects.