CONGESTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONGESTION
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 n.  act of gathering, heaping together, or forming a mass
Classic Sentence:
1  The two brutal casts, always inseparable in my mind from the official proceedings, seemed to be congestively considering whether they didn't smell fire at the present moment.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter LI
2  She waited, and Rosedale, congested with embarrassment, muttered that he remembered something of the kind.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
3  Both of them were blue-lipped and insensible, with swollen, congested faces and protruding eyes.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
4  All the blood which had seemed congested somewhere below his throat rushed to his face and eyes.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  Traffic congestion fluctuates according to the time of day.
2  The congestion in the city gets even worse during the summer.
3  Parking near the school causes severe traffic congestion.
4  Attempts to restrict parking in the city centre have further aggravated the problem of traffic congestion.
5  Traffic congestion in large cities seems to be an insoluble problem.
6  International contractors started tunneling under this city of fifteen million to help relieve horrendous congestion.
7  To avoid the traffic congestion on the main highways, she took a circuitous route.
8  International contractors led by the French started tunneling under this city of fifteen million to help relieve traffic congestion.
9  He first promised two weeks ago to clear Britain's congested roads.
10  The main streets in the centre of the city are always very congested.
11  Department stores are often congested before Christmas.