compounded of

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: made up of
an attitude compounded of equal parts greed and arrogance

Examples of compounded of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Valerius Maximus writes of early inhabitants of present-day Marseilles: A poison compounded of hemlock is under public guard in that community, which is given to one who has shown reasons to the Six Hundred, as their senate is called, why death is desirable for him. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 21 Apr. 2023 Valerius Maximus writes of early inhabitants of present-day Marseilles: A poison compounded of hemlock is under public guard in that community, which is given to one who has shown reasons to the Six Hundred, as their senate is called, why death is desirable for him. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 21 Apr. 2023 Then laugh your way through a very funny piece of analysis, compounded of love and lunacy. Star Tribune, 30 Oct. 2020

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“Compounded of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compounded%20of. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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