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constituent
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
a part of something

generally used in the specific sense of someone who is represented by another — especially a voter represented by a politician
  • Little arduous as his professional duties were, he would have been convicted of frivolity by the whole Mingott clan if he had suggested asking for a holiday in mid-winter; and he accepted May's departure with the resignation which he perceived would have to be one of the principal constituents of married life.
    Chapter 13 (81% in)

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