inspissate

Definitions of inspissate
  1. verb
    make thick or thicker
    inspissate the tar so that it becomes pitch”
    synonyms: thicken
    thicken
    become thick or thicker
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    Antonyms:
    thin
    make thin or thinner
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
  2. verb
    make viscous or dense
    synonyms: thicken
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    type of:
    change integrity
    change in physical make-up
  3. verb
    become thick or thicker
    “The egg yolk will inspissate
    synonyms: thicken
    thicken
    make thick or thicker
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    Antonyms:
    thin
    lose thickness; become thin or thinner
    type of:
    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
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