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amalgam -- as in: an amalgam of other's ideas
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The resulting amalgam was always a noun-verb, and inflected according to the ordinary rules.

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  • The antebellum propaganda war between North and South had created in southern minds an image of the hated Yankees as an amalgam of money-grubbing mudsill Black Republican abolitionist Goths and Vandals.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Later at Gage & Tollner’s, as Leslie and I dined beneath gaslight on littleneck clams and crabmeat imperial, I came as near to experiencing a pure amalgam of sensual and spiritual felicities as I ever would in my life.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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