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congeal
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
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Definition
transition from a liquid to a thicker liquid or solid

or:

the coming together of an idea or something with many parts
  • Gathering my mantle about me, and sheltering my hands in my muff, I did not feel the cold, though it froze keenly; as was attested by a sheet of ice covering the causeway, where a little brooklet, now congealed, had overflowed after a rapid thaw some days since.
    Chapter 12 (36% in)
  • I covered my head and arms with the skirt of my frock, and went out to walk in a part of the plantation which was quite sequestrated; but I found no pleasure in the silent trees, the falling fir-cones, the congealed relics of autumn, russet leaves, swept by past winds in heaps, and now stiffened together.
    Chapter 4 (88% in)
  • Besides, I was out of practice in talking to him: his reserve was again frozen over, and my frankness was congealed beneath it.
    Chapter 34 (32% in)

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