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 Meanings and Examples of AMALGAM
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amalgam
 n.  a combination or blend of diverse things; an alloy of mercury with another metal, usually silver, used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth
Classic Sentence:
1  One is conscious of something hideous, as though one's soul were becoming amalgamated with the darkness.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
2  It is black in misfortune, it is blacker still in crime; these two blacknesses amalgamated, compose slang.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
3  Claquesous had nowhere left any trace of his disappearance; he would seem to have amalgamated himself with the invisible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII—MANY INTERROGATION POINTS WITH REGARD TO A C...
4  It was the post of secretary of the committee of the amalgamated agency of the southern railways, and of certain banking companies.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 17
5  And moreover, when both are sincere and good, no men so penetrate each other, and so amalgamate with each other, as an old priest and an old soldier.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
6  To terminate this duel, to amalgamate the pure idea with the humane reality, to cause right to penetrate pacifically into the fact and the fact into right, that is the task of sages.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—WELL CUT
7  The grandfather, haughty, with head held high, amalgamating more than ever in his toilet and his manners all the elegances of the epoch of Barras, escorted Cosette.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
Example Sentence:
1  The show was a wonderful amalgam of dance, music and drama.
2  Nearly every new parent feels an amalgam of joy and terror.
3  To take on the south was to risk splintering the Democratic Party, then an angry amalgam of northern liberals, southern segregationists and pragmatists like the president, who tried to straddle the divide.
4  The firm has amalgamated with an American company.
5  The agency is expected to amalgamate with the National Rivers Authority.
6  The company has decided to amalgamate with the parent firm.
7  The unions will attempt to amalgamate their groups into one national body.