Con*gest" (#), v. t. [L. congestus, p. p. of congere to bring together; con- + gerere. See Gerund.]

1.

To collect or gather into a mass or aggregate; to bring together; to accumulate.

To what will thy congested guilt amount? Blackmore.

2. Med.

To cause an overfullness of the blood vessels (esp. the capillaries) of an organ or part.

 

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