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  • As regards this, however, a critical attitude would be inconsistent with a candid reference to the early annals of any biographer.
  • But after this speech, most inconsistently, she hid her face.
  • "Allow me to inquire what you are living on now—though I admit," the Doctor added, "that the question, on my part, is inconsistent."
  • "You certainly are devilish inconsistent!" he broke out at last.
  • Mrs. Penniman was indeed inconsistent, for at this news she gave a little jump of gratification.
  • It seemed a proof that she was strong and solid and dense, and would live to a great age—longer than might be generally convenient; and this idea was depressing, for it appeared to saddle her with a pretension the more, just when the cultivation of any pretension was inconsistent with her doing right.

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  • Her play is inconsistent. Sometimes she’s unbeatable and other times she beats herself.
  • The study shows that sleeping only for short periods at inconsistent times damaged the brains of mice after three days.

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