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Amalgamate

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Word: Amalgamate [uh-mal-guh-mate]

Part of Speech: verb

Definition: To combine into a unified whole, unite, to become combined; to mix an alloy with mercury. 

Origin: Early 17th century from medieval Latin ‘amalgamare’ – formed into a soft mass.

Example Sentence: The man amalgamated his company with another.