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amalgamated -- as in: amalgamated colleges
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The House of Mirth
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  • The result was apt to be an irreducible combination of persons having no other quality in common than their abstinence from bridge, and the antagonisms developed in a group lacking the one taste which might have amalgamated them, were in this case aggravated by bad weather, and by the ill-concealed boredom of their host and hostess.

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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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