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Usage examples for congestion

  1. God only knows how it will end when the congestion increases still further.... – The Haskalah Movement in Russia by Jacob S. Raisin
  2. She was terribly worried about Ward; so worried that she put everything else into the background of her mind and set herself sternly to the need of breaking the fever and lessening the evident congestion in his lungs. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  3. There's pressure on the brain, and also congestion of the vascular system of the spinal column. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  4. When the child gets well the congestion has passed away; but it does this speedily, and recovery is then rapid as well as complete. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  5. We may now therefore pass to the examination of these diseases, which for the purposes of this book may be considered under the two heads of congestion and inflammation. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  6. I think it's a very good idea, said Townsend; it will relieve congestion here. – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  7. This meant that the lands that were most required by the Board for the Relief of Congestion were commonly disposed of to graziers and others. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  8. They looked at each other, a thin tide of crimson brightening the congestion of Moran's visage, while Rexhill's face went ghastly white. – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
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