Sentence Examples


  • Bragg believes that modern diets full of animal fats and proteins are difficult to digest and thicken the blood, and that the acids and enzymes found naturally in vinegar counter this effect.
  • The body's response to infection is to increase mucus production; white blood cells fighting the infection thicken the mucus even further as they break down and release their cell contents.
  • In addition to using it for large projects like canoe and home buildings, the elm bark was used to make pudding, to thicken jelly and as a survival food during the Revolutionary War.
  • The pill contains small amounts of the hormones estrogen and progesterone, which regulate ovulation, thicken the mucus in the cervix, or prevent implantation of the fertilized egg.
  • Nevertheless, wheat starches and gluten have been employed in the past to thicken frozen sweet treats, and, thus, individuals with gluten sensitivities can never be too careful.