consisted

[ verb kuh n-sist; noun kon-sist ]SEE DEFINITION OF consisted

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSISTED

The banks of the river were steep, and consisted of soft clay.

These consisted of a family, of which the head was said to be, or to have been, an admiral in the Dutch navy.

It consisted of an absolute disbelief in everything but Pyrrhonism.

Many were cruciform, and consisted of nave, transepts, and chancel.

It consisted of a superficial ablution and the loan of a handkerchief.

It consisted of two rooms and a loft in the pitch of the roof.

The Crosses, the village where Vasili Andreevich lived, consisted of six houses.

The British force now consisted of 200 Indians and 30 rangers.

It consisted of about two army corps with reserve divisions.

All her revenge for his brutality, consisted in martyrising him in connection with this bite.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from Middle French consister (14c.) or directly from Latin consistere "to stand firm, take a standing position, stop, halt," from com- "together" (see com-) + sistere "to place," causative of stare "to be standing" (see assist). Related: Consisted; consisting.

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