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conflate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conflate  \Con*flate"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Conflated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Conflating}.]  [L.  conflatus  p.  p.  of  conflare  to 
  blow  together;  con-  +  flare  to  blow.] 
  To  blow  together;  to  bring  together;  to  collect;  to  fuse 
  together;  to  join  or  weld;  to  consolidate. 
 
  The  State-General,  created  and  conflated  by  the 
  passionate  effort  of  the  whole  nation.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conflate 
  v  :  mix  together  different  elements;  "The  colors  blend  well"; 
  "fuse  the  clutter  of  detail  into  a  rich  narrative"--A. 
  Schlesinger  [syn:  {blend},  {mix},  {commingle},  {immix},  {fuse}, 
  {coalesce},  {meld},  {combine},  {merge}] 




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