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amalgamated -- as in: amalgamated colleges
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  • The Amalgamated Switch and Signal Company had suddenly given notice that they would not complete her order.
  • Mr. Mowen, of the Amalgamated Switch and Signal Company across the street, stood by, watching.
  • Oh, that was some quicky corporation called Amalgamated Service, Inc.
  • It was called Amalgamated Service, wasn’t it?
  • You were not the president of the Twentieth Century Motor Company, were you? I believe you headed a corporation called Amalgamated Service?
  • So I got a few friends together and we formed the Amalgamated Service Corporation and we scraped up a little money.
  • What they meant to her was hour upon hour of speaking quietly, evenly, patiently, trying to hit the center less target that was the person of Mr. Mowen, president of the Amalgamated Switch and Signal Company, Inc., of Connecticut.
  • Fred Kinnan, head of the Amalgamated Labor of America, stopped pacing the office, sat down on the window sill and crossed his arms.
  • So we went to court, and we testified about the bad breaks we’d all had in the past, and I quoted Mulligan saying that I couldn’t even own a vegetable pushcart, and we proved that all the members of the Amalgamated Service corporation had no prestige, no credit, no way to make a living —and, therefore, the purchase of the motor factory was our only chance of livelihood-and, therefore, Midas Mulligan had no right to discriminate against us-and, therefore, we were entitled to demand a
  • "The Stockton Foundry in Colorado," she said, "is going to finish that order for me-the one that the Amalgamated Switch and Signal Company ran out on.
  • The best leadership of the country, that stood about in nervous clusters, had the look of a remnant sale in a bankrupt store: she saw Wesley Mouch, Eugene Lawson, Chick Morrison, Tinky Holloway, Dr. Floyd Ferris, Dr. Simon Pritchett, Ma Chalmers, Fred Kinnan, and a seedy handful of businessmen among whom the half-scared, half-flattered figure of Mr. Mowen of the Amalgamated Switch and Signal Company was, incredibly, intended to represent an industrial tycoon.

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  • One is conscious of something hideous, as though one’s soul were becoming amalgamated with the darkness.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The mistress used to be kept in a minor house or apartment of her own, and now they’ve amalgamated things.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale

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