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con·so·nant

(kon'sŏ-nănt)
A speech sound produced by partial or complete obstruction to the flow of air at any point in the vocal apparatus.
[L. consono, to sound together]

con·so·nant

(kon'sŏ-nănt)
A speech sound produced by partial or complete obstruction to the flow of air at any point in the vocal apparatus.
[L. consono, to sound together]

consonant,

n a conventional speech sound produced, with or without laryngeal vibration, by certain successive contractions of the articulatory muscles that modify, interrupt, or obstruct the expired airstream to the extent that its pressure is raised.
consonant, semivowel,
n consonants that are like vowels both perceptually and physiologically.
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Unfortunately, as a result, New Textualism severely limits the discretion of judges to interpret the law consonantly with the views of society.
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As a result, models operating consonantly with modernism tend to posit theories that are mutually exclusive from one another.
describes radical love as response, union, and affirmation: "[R]adical love is a response in which the lover (I) affectively affirm the beloved (you) for yourself (as a radical end), in yourself (on account of your intrinsic lovable actuality), directly and explicitly in your personal act of being, implicitly in your total reality, by which affirmation my personal being is consonantly present to you and in you and yours is present to and in me, by which I affectively identify with your personal being, by which in some sense I am you affectively" (163).