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thicken

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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thick=en

CIDE DICTIONARY

thickenv. t. 
     To make thick (in any sense of the word).  [1913 Webster]
    "And this may to thicken other proofs."  [1913 Webster]
thickenv. i. 
     To become thick.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "The press of people thickens to the court."  [1913 Webster]
    "The combat thickens, like the storm that flies."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

thicken, v.
1 tr. & intr. make or become thick or thicker.
2 intr. become more complicated (the plot thickens).

Derivative
thickener n.

THESAURUS

thicken

add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, beat up, boost, broaden, build, build up, cake, candy, churn, clabber, clot, clump, cluster, coagulate, colloid, colloidize, concrete, condense, congeal, cream, crystallize, curd, curdle, emulsify, emulsionize, enlarge, exalt, expand, extend, fatten, fill out, firm up, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize, granulate, grow thick, harden, hike, hike up, incrassate, increase, inflate, inspissate, jack up, jell, jellify, jelly, jump up, knot, lengthen, lopper, lump, maximize, parlay, put up, pyramid, raise, set, solidify, stiffen, take a set, thick, up, whip

ROGET THESAURUS

thicken

Thickness,

VB be broad, become broad, render broad, expand, thicken, widen, calibrate.

Density

VB be dense, become solid, render solid, solidify, solidate, concrete, set, take a set, consolidate, congeal, coagulate, curd, curdle, lopper, fix, clot, cake, candy, precipitate, deposit, cohere, crystallize, petrify, condense, thicken, gel, inspissate, incrassate, compress, squeeze, ram down, constipate.

Semiliquidity

VB inspissate, incrassate, thicken, mash, squash, churn, beat up, sinter.


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