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consummate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconsummatecon‧sum‧mate1 /kənˈsʌmət, ˈkɒnsəmət $ ˈkɑːnsəmət/ adjective [only before noun] formal 🔊 🔊 1 GOOD ATshowing a lot of skill 🔊 a great performance from a consummate actor 🔊 He won the race with consummate ease (=very easily). 🔊 De Gaulle conducted his strategy with consummate skill.2 VERYused to emphasize how bad someone or something is 🔊 his consummate lack of tact 🔊 The man’s a consummate liar.consummately adverb
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consummateBut the firm is more than just a money-maker; it is the consummate all-rounder.He had done it with consummate aplomb.Dealing with your children's friends who pop round in the evening calls for consummate diplomacy and the setting of time limits.Television, in this sense, is the consummate egalitarian medium of communication, surpassing oral language itself.Her control of the stage is consummate, impossible to ignore and intimidating in the extreme.Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" is one of the consummate masterpieces of German opera.In the Senate, he has been a bit more tactful but is still a consummate partisan.Le Pen, a consummate political campaigner, cannily combined the two issues.Johnson was a consummate team player.Rick Williams is the consummate weekend warrior.with consummate skillDe Gaulle conducted his strategy with consummate skill.It was a gap he was to fill with consummate skill.This was done with consummate skill and professionalism.
consummatecon‧sum‧mate2 /ˈkɒnsəmeɪt $ ˈkɑːn-/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 1 SEX/HAVE SEX WITHto make a marriage or relationship complete by having sex2 COMPLETEto make something complete, especially an agreement→ See Verb table
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consummateBetween the New Delhi and Uppsala Assemblies no fewer than twenty-two unions were consummated.But they concede that settlement agreements over penalties can take months longer to consummate.The latter part of the wide-ranging agreement has not yet been consummated.The symbols of the body and blood would certainly not have been consumed until the thanksgiving prayer had been adequately consummated.Thus the first deposition of a king since the Conquest was consummated.That which I have written is consummated concerning the operation of the sun.When the deal was consummated, Smith was given the assignment he coveted-to be in charge of finding new sources of pelts.A trustee was appointed to consummate the sale.He also realized that it would be chaste, that he would never physically consummate this love and that was fine.
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Verb table
consummate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconsummate
he, she, itconsummates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconsummated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave consummated
he, she, ithas consummated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad consummated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill consummate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have consummated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam consummating
he, she, itis consummating
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you, we, theyare consummating
Past
I, he, she, itwas consummating
you, we, theywere consummating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been consummating
he, she, ithas been consummating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been consummating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be consummating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been consummating
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