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This is said greatly to improve their consistence and flavour.

Then add as much boiling water as will reduce it to the consistence of cream, and a table-spoonful of ketchup or walnut pickle.

The variety in the nature, consistence and colour of these fluids.

When the whole is properly mixed together it will have the consistence of paste.

When it had cooled it was taken out, and was of the colour and consistence of cheese.

In a day or two, it is of the consistence to be worked up into a mass.

It should be about the consistence of buckwheat cake or muffin batter.

The fowls will add nothing to its flavor but something to its consistence.

The greatest poet forms the consistence of what is to be, from what has been and is.

Most of them have the consistence of honey; but a few are solid, or become so by keeping.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "state of standing still; firmness," from Middle French consistence (Modern French consistance) "a standing fast," from Medieval Latin consistentia, from Latin consistentem (nominative consistens), present participle of consistere (see consist). Meaning "coherence, solidity" is recorded from 1620s.

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