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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become gelatinous.

Usage examples (35)
  • He was preaching rainbow for decades before Obama made the idea jell politically.
  • It never fails to "jell," which point is the cause of so much anxiety to amateur jelly-makers.
  • This isn't a "jell" year for us because we know we have a five-year, or six-year deal.
  • Oooo I would so use those to make jell-o jigglers! for more
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  • A sweet "gel" (a jellylike mixture) dessert must "jell" (to become jellylike) before it will stay on the spoon.
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