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used in Atlas Shrugged

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transition from a liquid to a thicker liquid or solid


the coming together of an idea or something with many parts
  • Then she noticed that the clouds were not dropping, that they stood congealed on the edge of the earth-and she realized that the plane was headed toward the mountains of Colorado, that the struggle against the invisible storm lay ahead for her once more.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (92% in)
  • They walked, over rotting logs that sank without resistance into the shifting ground, through a vast, uncongealed globe of moonlight and coiling mist-with two spots of living fire in their hands and the glow of two small circles to light their faces.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (70% in)
  • ...because he's an artist who hasn't the faintest idea what his art work is or means, he's not restrained by such crude concepts as 'being' or 'meaning' he's the vehicle of higher mysteries, he doesn't know how he created his work or why, it just came out of him spontaneously, like vomit out of a drunkard, he did not think, he wouldn't stoop to thinking, he just felt it, all he has to do is feelhe feels, the flabby, loose-mouthed, shifty-eyed, drooling, shivering, uncongealed bastard!
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (49% in)

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