[ dee-kuhn-jest ]
/ ˌdi kənˈdʒɛst /
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verb (used with object)
to diminish or end the congestion of.
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OTHER WORDS FROM decongestde·con·ges·tion, noun
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Medical definitions for decongest
[ dē′kən-jĕst′ ]
To relieve congestion, such as of the sinuses.
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