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used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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in keeping with (or in harmony with)
especially in these 3 senses:
  • to sound harmonious — as in "musical consonance"
  • for parts to work harmoniously together — as in "Get our departments to work in consonance."
  • the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words — such as "last but not least"
  • This self-effacement in both directions had been quite in consonance with her independent character of desiring nothing by way of favour or pity to which she was not entitled on a fair consideration of her deserts.
    5 — The Woman Pays (88% in)

There are no more uses of "consonance" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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