The effect of alcohol on the brain of an adult is to congest it finally.
congest′ed, affected with an unnatural accumulation of blood: overcrowded; congest′ible.
It is an easy thing to have printed congealed for that word, and congest occurs in A Lover's Complaint.
They seem to congest in the cities because the cities are necessarily their places of first arrival.
In such cases and the countless others that congest the lists of the lower courts arguments of fact must be made.
The contents of a hundred Primers rose higgledy-piggledy, to congest his mind and memory.
The keen night air had seemed for the moment fairly to congest her lungs and render her speechless and breathless.
early 15c., "to bring together" (transitive), from Latin congestus, past participle of congerere "to bring together, pile up," from com- "together" (see com-) + gerere "to carry, perform" (see gest). Medical sense of "unnatural accumulation" (1758) led to transferred (intransitive) sense of "overcrowd" (1859). Related: Congested; congesting.
congest con·gest (kən-jěst')
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in a vessel or an organ.