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Clog up   /klɑg əp/   Listen
Clog up

Become or cause to become obstructed.  Synonyms: back up, choke, choke off, clog, congest, foul.  "The water pipe is backed up"

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"Clog up" Quotes from Famous Books

... blistered or peeled, leaving the figures with a diseased and mangy look. In other cases, they have been scraped and repainted, and this process has probably been repeated many times over, with inevitable loss of character; for the paint, unless very carefully removed, must soon clog up and conceal delicate modelling in many parts of the face and hands. The new paint has often been of a shiny, oleaginous character, and this will go far to vulgarise even a finely modelled figure, giving it something of the look of a Highlander outside a tobacconist's shop. I am glad ...
— Ex Voto • Samuel Butler

Words linked to "Clog up" :   choke up, silt up, silt, congest, obturate, lug, gum up, crap up, unclog, occlude, choke, jam, stuff, impede, block, obstruct, close up

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