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verb as in exist, reside

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Currently, an election “committee” consisting of 1,200 Hongkongers votes for the chief executive.

Prior to the Syrian civil war, the country had a substantial air defense network—mostly consisting of older Soviet-built systems.

Future Islands, now a trio consisting of Herring, Welmers, and Cashion, reconciled.

In Taipei, Taiwan, a Bach flash mob consisting of cellists and tuba players took over a train.

Those assets—consisting of stocks, bonds and other personal financial holdings—were pretty easy to find.

In Tiefurt we partook of a magnificent collation consisting of a mug of beer, brown bread and sausage!

An appeal lies from its decision to the court of appeals consisting of three judges.

The Great organ, consisting of the front pipes and other loud-speaking stops.

Its most important compound is water, of which it forms one-ninth, the other eight-ninths consisting of oxygen.

The scenery was of the usual description, consisting of narrow, circumscribed valleys and mountains covered with endless forests.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consisting, such as: dwell, subsist, lie, be, repose, and inhere.

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