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clogged

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  • v  become or cause to become obstructed
  • v  dance a clog dance
  • v  impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden
    horses were clogged until they were tamed
  • v  impede with a clog or as if with a clog
    The market is being clogged by these operations
  • v  coalesce or unite in a mass
  • v  fill to excess so that function is impaired
    Fear clogged her mind
    The story was clogged with too many details
  • s  thickened or coalesced in soft thick lumps (such as clogs or clots)
    seeds clogged together
  • s  stopped up; clogged up
    clogged pipes
    clogged up freeways
  • s  loaded with something that hinders motion
    The wings of birds were clogged with ice and snow"-Dryden
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  • Charles Schumer in International Herald Tribune
    Yes, and they should. Because ...... if a financial institution has business operations in the United States, hires people in the United States, if they are clogged with illiquid assets, they have the same impact on the American people as any other... Henry Paulson http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Paulson&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFunf9jqAG4PIOWvnV9rZ6KE6zAlQ Reuters http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.reuters.com/article/ousiv/idUSN2148303920080921&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGMDKvcRrnF2-bgYnfsf4knX7Jt1w Sep 21, 2008 18604 26143 clogged Bernanke told us that our American economy's arteries - our financial system - were clogged and if we don't act, the patient would surely suffer a heart attack," Sen. Charles Schumer, one of those at the meeting, said Tuesday.

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