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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of consist.

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Examples

  • The company of roisterers of which Zuchin had been the leader since its formation at the beginning of the term consisted of eight students, among whom, at first, had been numbered Ikonin and

    Youth

  • As the term consisted of only four months of twenty-two school days each, the whites would open school in September and vacate by Christmas, when the Negroes would take charge.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922

  • The company of roisterers of which Zuchin had been the leader since its formation at the beginning of the term consisted of eight students, among whom, at first, had been numbered Ikonin and Semenoff; but the former had left under the strain of the continuous revelry in which the band had indulged in the early part of the term, and the latter seceded later for reasons which were never wholly explained.

    Youth

  • From this passage, in the spirit of which many others concur, we see at once in what the right to this title consisted -- namely, in the thorough self-surrender to God, the forsaking all things to follow God alone.

    The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler with Twenty-Five of his Sermons

  • I suppose I must call it a doll, though in what its claim to the title consisted I dared not ask; Miss Brown would have deeply resented the enquiry.

    The Gray Brethren and Other Fragments in Prose and Verse

  • Also, the rain consisted of a mixture of milk and water so it would show up better on film.

    Top 10 Movie Rain Scenes » Scene-Stealers

  • “A good half of the humor of the late Mark Twain consisted of admitting frankly the possession of vices and weaknesses that all of us have and few of us care to acknowledge.”

    2009 June 10 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • The contents of the other train consisted almost entirely of peasants, dressed in dyed goat-skins and pointed fur hats, and weighed down with bright bales and bundles.

    Try Anything Twice

  • The "plant," in short, consisted in writing a long and circumstantial story of the discovery of new evidence against the ladies 'poolroom, which so far had been scarcely mentioned in the case.

    Guy Garrick

  • My train consisted of one handsome sleeping-car, the San Lorenzo, and the engine, The Queen, was one of the fastest on the Southern Pacific.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

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