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ingredient

noun aspect, component, component part, constituent, constituent part, content, element, essennial part, factor, feature, fragment, fundamental part, inteeral part, member, pars, part, section, sector, unit, unit of composition, vital part
See also: characteristic, component, constituent, detail, element, feature, inherent, item, member, part, portion, segment
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I can see it with half an eye, and there's one ingredient in it that shuts it out of the magazines.
Having added an ingredient, he handed it back with a word of explanation.
that they come pretty near to a knowledge of its chief ingredient.
Make the most of one of the few first sensations in this life which has no ingredient of disappointment lurking under the surface," he said.
To all his other motives of aversion to Rabourdin he now added the jealousy of one man to another man of the same calling,--a most powerful ingredient in hatred.
Is selfishness a necessary ingredient in the composition of that passion called love, or does it deserve all the fine things which poets, in the exercise of their undoubted vocation, have said of it?
Yet I find it not to be an essential ingredient, and after going without it for a year am still in the land of the living; and I am glad to escape the trivialness of carrying a bottleful in my pocket, which would sometimes pop and discharge its contents to my discomfiture.
The last ingredient played a very prominent part in the salad; stale eggs and roasted cocks'-combs furnished the grand dish of the repast; the wine even was not without a disgusting taste--it was like a medicinal draught.
But I think the person is not an ingredient in the single thought: he is rather constituted by relations of the thoughts to each other and to the body.
Anna meantime went back to her boudoir, took a wine glass and dropped into it several drops of a medicine, of which the principal ingredient was morphine.
If the Tetons contemplated the mysterious attributes of the medicine, with awe and fear, the Doctor gazed on every side of him, with a mixture of quite as many extraordinary emotions, in which the latter sensation, however, formed no inconsiderable ingredient.
Jeremiah, when he at last lighted the candle, knew he had been doing this, by seeing the last shade of a lowering watchfulness clear away from his face, as it broke into the doubtful smile that was a large ingredient in its expression.