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consort
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Great Expectations
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as in: consort together Define
spend time with -- especially spending leisure time with people considered undesirable; or one of the people with whom time is spent
  • I often paid him a visit in the dark back-room in which he consorted with an ink-jar, a hat-peg, a coal-box, a string-box, an almanac, a desk and stool, and a ruler; and I do not remember that I ever saw him do anything else but look about him.

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  • She consorts with criminals.
  • Queequeg never consorted at all, or but very little, with the other seamen in the inn.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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as in: consort together Define
spend time with -- especially spending leisure time with people considered undesirable; or one of the people with whom time is spent
as in: her consort Define
a husband or wife -- especially of a reigning monarch
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