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consort
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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Bumble turned, and encountered the face of his interesting consort, who, imperfectly comprehending the few words she had overheard of his complaint, had hazarded the foregoing remark at a venture.
  • Mr. Brownlow merely nodded to Mr. Grimwig, who disappearing with great alacrity, shortly returned, pushing in Mrs. Bumble, and dragging her unwilling consort after him.

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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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