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congeal
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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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
  • Yet a frying pan sat on the old stove, cold, the grease congealed but not, when he leaned to smell it, rancid.
    p. 264.1
  • All around her were dirty pots and congealing butter, the fiery red husks of lobsters like the shells of dead cicadas.
    p. 182.1

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