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congeal
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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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
  • After this season of congealed dampness came a spell of dry frost, when strange birds from behind the North Pole began to arrive silently on the upland of Flintcomb-Ash; gaunt spectral creatures with tragical eyes—eyes which had witnessed scenes of cataclysmal horror in inaccessible polar regions of a magnitude such as no human being had ever conceived, in curdling temperatures that no man could endure; which had beheld the crash of icebergs and the slide of snow-hills by the shooting...
    5 — The Woman Pays (78% in)

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