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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSULTANTS

For some consultants there seems very little of interest to be read in their cup.

The oracle of Amphiaraus in Attica sent dreams into the hearts of his consultants.

He had been sent to me, after having made a round of the consultants, to see if I could give him any hope as to the future.

Consultants of course possess great powers, since their authority as regards the clinical work itself is absolute.

It is well to keep this possibility in mind, otherwise the seer may give misleading information to consultants.

The best books on nature come from and lead to the Grasshopper's Library, which is free to all consultants.

This may happen in consultation, when one of the consultants does not admit the right to kill an unborn child.

At any rate, he can tell his consultants with a good conscience that if they pray to Mary for grace they will receive it.

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, of persons going to oracles, from consult + -ant. Of physicians, from 1878; meaning "one qualified to give professional advice" is first attested 1893 in a Sherlock Holmes story. Related: Consultancy (1955).

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