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  • If anything can more closely cement and consolidate the esteem which Mr. Bucket has formed for the family, it is the discovery of the nature of the occasion.
  • He said this at the stair-head, gently moving his right hand as if it were a silver trowel with which to spread the cement of his words on the structure of the system and consolidate it for a thousand ages.

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as in: a consolidated loan Define
bring together into one
as in: consolidated its hold on power Define
make stronger
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