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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - A quality of heaviness or thickness.

Usage examples (4)
  • Going forward it will be able to compete again, without the inspissating heavy burden of past obligations.
  • One consists in boiling the leaves in water, and in inspissating the decoction; the other, which yields the best gambier, consists in infusing the leaves in warm water,...
  • Who is not familiar with those little flocks of victims clattering and shuffling through the galleries, inspissating the gloom of the museum atmosphere?
  • To save ourselves from absurdity, and still more to save our painters from inspissating that trickle of fatuity which wells from heads swollen with hot air, critics... for more
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