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consort
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Jane Eyre
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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
  • If that will be YOUR married look, I, as a Christian, will soon give up the notion of consorting with a mere sprite or salamander.

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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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  • The Ladies Lynn and Ingram continued to consort in solemn conferences, where they nodded their two turbans at each other, and held up their four hands in confronting gestures of surprise, or mystery, or horror, according to the theme on which their gossip ran, like a pair of magnified puppets.

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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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