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Word: consummate

Definition: complete; V.

Sentences Containing 'consummate'

'"In appearing before you to denounce probably the most consummate Villain that has ever existed,"' Mr. Micawber, without looking off the letter, pointed the ruler, like a ghostly truncheon, at Uriah Heep, '"I ask no consideration for myself.
'No, Copperfield!--No communication--a--until--Miss Wickfield--a--redress from wrongs inflicted by consummate scoundrel--HEEP!'
A consummate professional, Athammaus always took great pride in his skill and never shirked his official duty.
A consummate social climber, manipulator, and schemer during the turbulent 1920s and 1930s, Tausend developed a process for extracting gold from base metals—a prospect of great interest to the then-fledgling Nazi party and a Germany staggering under runaway hyper inflation.
According to Steve Holroyd, in a professional career spanning twenty-five years, “Gonsalves was also the consummate gentleman on the pitch: legend has it he was never cautioned or ejected from any match for rough play or ungentlemanly conduct.” National team.
As we have already said, a few lines scribbled on a piece of paper by a consummate artist would give a greater sense of life than this fixed actuality.
Asked how one practices being a lay follower "both for his own benefit the benefit of others," the Buddha states that one is consummate oneself in and encourages others in the consummation of: conviction ("saddhā"); virtue ("sīla"); generosity ("cāga"); visiting monks; and, hearing, remembering, analyzing, understanding and practicing the Dhamma.
Dr. Mahjoub is known for his works on Iranian folk literature and language, for his scholarly editorship of several classical texts, as a translator and a consummate academic and teacher.
Her shrewd refusal to his open invitation to become his mistress unless he will marry her pushes him to use Cardinal Wolsey to take action against the Queen, the King instructing his trusted advisor to get papal dispensation for his divorce on the grounds that his wife did indeed consummate her marriage to his brother, Arthur.
Here is a paragraph or two concerning this big operator, from a now forgotten book which was published half a century ago He appears to have been a most dexterous as well as consummate villain.
However, Cromwell's plans to bolster the Reformation are undone by Henry's dislike for Anne who he calls a 'Flanders mare' - he is unable to consummate his marriage and vents his frustration on his Lord Privy Seal, which is encouraged by the Duke of Suffolk in league with Edward Seymour, as both want Cromwell removed from office.
I was struck with a profound veneration at the sight of Brutus, and could easily discover the most consummate virtue, the greatest intrepidity and firmness of mind, the truest love of his country, and general benevolence for mankind, in every lineament of his countenance.
It has been hypothesized that option contracts could help allow free market roads to be constructed without resorting to eminent domain, as the road company could make option contracts with many landowners, and eventually consummate the purchase of parcels comprising the contiguous route needed to build the road.
It is during this period that Katherine and Culpepper consummate their relationship and Katherine is truly in love with him.
Montgelas now aspired to raise Bavaria to the rank of a first-rate power, and he pursued this object during the Napoleonic epoch with consummate skill, allowing fully for the preponderance of France – so long as it lasted – but never permitting Bavaria to sink, like so many of the states of the Confederation of the Rhine, into a mere French dependency.
Nikolay Davydenko also put in a consummate performance to beat twenty-sixth seed Dmitry Tursunov, 6–2, 7–6, 6–3.
Realizing they cannot bear to be separated, Setsuna and Sara run away together and consummate their love, in hope of starting a new life together.
Romeo secretly spends the night in Juliet's chamber, where they consummate their marriage.
Steve Flink, a past editor of World Tennis said, “Ron was his own kind of player, a consummate stylist, which made him stand out.
The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album four stars and said that Rowles proves himself to be "a consummate accompanist", and Vaughan is "in her usual outstanding form".
The house of the Duke of Bracciano is one of the most delightful in Rome, the duchess, one of the last heiresses of the Colonnas, does its honors with the most consummate grace, and thus their fetes have a European celebrity.
The new medium of television was one which, in the words of his director and producer, Hope-Taylor 'embraced with consummate ease'.
The review in "The Scotsman" of 16 July 1925 began, "Despite Herzoslovakian politics and a background of oil and finance, this new novel by Agatha Christie gets a grip of the reader when it comes down to the business of disposing of a corpse, innocently come by but not to be repudiated without danger of grave scandal" and went on to say, "It is an exciting story with a bewildering array of potential murderers and a curious collection of detectives, amateur and professional, and with a crook of international importance and (alleged) consummate ability."
They consummate their new-found feelings for each other for the next several months.
We have to be strong for Owen; he was an extraordinary human being and consummate performer and knows that the highest tribute that we can pay is to go on entertaining the fans he loved so much."
While there, Shan and Ade finally consummate their relationship.
Whitey learns of important information regarding the rival paper, which results in Van bringing her to Havana to close the deal. While celebrating the successful closing of the deal, they develop a drunken attraction to each other but do not consummate this attraction.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.

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