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consist in something

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consist of something

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to have an inherent basis

to be compatible or in correspondence

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originate (in)

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have its essential character

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be consistent in form, tenor, or character

be composed of

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I am as heartily sorry as any of my readers can possibly be, that such an occasion was given: but this prince happened to be so curious and inquisitive upon every particular, that it could not consist either with gratitude or good manners, to refuse giving him what satisfaction I was able.
Their villages or towns consist of these huts; yet even of such villages they have but few, because the grandees, the viceroys, and the Emperor himself are always in the camp, that they may be prepared, upon the most sudden summons, to go where the exigence of affairs demands their presence.
That situation consists in the best possible state of defense, and necessarily depends on the government, the arms, and the resources of the country.
Does the advantage consist in the substitution of representatives whose enlightened views and virtuous sentiments render them superior to local prejudices and schemes of injustice?
Thus 'positives' and 'privatives' do not belong to that class of contraries which consists of those which have no intermediate.
In short, where there is no sort of combination of words, truth and falsity have no place, and all the opposites we have mentioned so far consist of simple words.
When a family is complete, it consists of freemen and slaves; but as in every subject we should begin with examining into the smallest parts of which it consists, and as the first and smallest parts of a family are the master and slave, the husband and wife, the father and child, let us first inquire into these three, what each of them may be, and what they ought to be; that is to say, the herile, the nuptial, and the paternal.
You will all agree," said he, "that our chief danger consists in the sly and treacherous manner in which the enemy approaches us.
The lazo consists of a very strong, but thin, well-plaited rope, made of raw hide.
The noise consists in a short, but not rough, nasal grunt, which is monotonously repeated about four times in quick succession: [6] the name Tucutuco is given in imitation of the sound.
But the whole, to continue the same metaphor, consists in the cookery of the author; for, as Mr Pope tells us--
In like manner, the excellence of the mental entertainment consists less in the subject than in the author's skill in well dressing it up.
Thought" in the narrower sense is that form of consciousness which consists in "ideas" as opposed to impressions or mere memories.
Realists, on the other hand, as a rule, suppress the content, and maintain that a thought consists either of act and object alone, or of object alone.
There is another art which imitates by means of language alone, and that either in prose or verse--which, verse, again, may either combine different metres or consist of but one kind--but this has hitherto been without a name.