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: blend, fusion
: a composite reading or text
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admixture, alloy, amalgam, amalgamation, blend, cocktail, combination, composite, compound, emulsion, fusion, intermixture, meld, mix, mixture, synthesis
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15th century, in the meaning defined above
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alleviating pain or harshness
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