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consistent

1. Maths (of two or more equations) satisfied by at least one common set of values of the variables
2. Logic
a. (of a set of statements) capable of all being true at the same time or under the same interpretation
b. (of a formal system) not permitting the deduction of a contradiction from the axioms
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But I thought it more consistent with prudence and justice to pass the remainder of my days with my wife and family.
In short, when a person is always to deceive, it is impossible to be consistent.
heard in the words, "I beg your pardon," and it is not consistent with
Which shows that the world is not as consistent as it might be.
Then is his escape consistent with the maintenance of them?
The historians of culture are quite consistent in regard to their progenitors, the writers of universal histories, for if historical events may be explained by the fact that certain persons treated one another in such and such ways, why not explain them by the fact that such and such people wrote such and such books?
I may there discover the wondrous power which attracts the needle and may regulate a thousand celestial observations that require only this voyage to render their seeming eccentricities consistent forever.
There is a great deal of truth in what you say," replied Sir Thomas, "and far be it from me to throw any fanciful impediment in the way of a plan which would be so consistent with the relative situations of each.
The division of gratifying sensations ought not, in strict justice, to have been equal; for Sir Thomas was fully resolved to be the real and consistent patron of the selected child, and Mrs.
He had helped my gondolier to bring me round a boatload of furniture; and when these articles had been carried to the top of the palace and distributed according to our associated wisdom he organized my household with such promptitude as was consistent with the fact that it was composed exclusively of himself.
I had to be consistent, to keep my promise that I would smother the house in flowers.
I merely wish to say that I do not feel it consistent with my duty to Lady Glyde and to myself to remain any longer in your service.

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