- v make thick or thicker
- v become thick or thicker
The sauce thickened
- v make viscous or dense
- s made or having become thick
thickened bronchial arteries
- s having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
- s made thick in consistency
- Though London's suburbs have thickened around it, Harrow school has changed little since young Churchill's time.
- One recent study found evidence that the daily practice of meditation thickened the parts of the brain's cerebral cortex responsible for decision making, attention and memory.
- In recent years, however, this tradition has been eroded by a thickened form of black identity that, sadly, mirrors some of the worst aspects of American white identity and racism.
- Johnny Murtagh in Sportinglife.com
Murtagh said: "She kept getting knocked down in the Oaks and she didn't stay but still finished sixth. She is mentally and physically stronger than earlier in the season and she has thickened up. I didn't think there was going to be much pace in the...
- John McCain in Virgin Media Sport
Whiteoak is in great form and to be honest, I could run her within 10 days as she really is in tremendous shape,McCain told At The Races. "She has thickened up well over the summer and I had been planning to go to Wetherby at the beginning...
- Anders Borg in International Herald Tribune
The dark clouds that have shadowed the world economy during the summer have thickened,Borg said.