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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
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41. [Forming a Whole Without Coherence.] Mixture.

   NOUN:MIXTURE, admixture, mixtion [obs.], admixtion, commixture, commixtion or commixion [obs.], intermixture, immixture, minglement, eucrasy [med.], interfusion, intertanglement, interlacement, interlacery, intertexture, levigation, alloyage; matrimony; junction [See Junction]; combination [See Combination]; miscegenation.
  IMPREGNATION; infusion, diffusion, suffusion, transfusion; infiltration; seasoning, sprinkling, interlarding; interpolation [See Interjacence]; adulteration, sophistication.
  [THING MIXED] tinge, tincture, touch, dash, smack, sprinkling, spice, seasoning, infusion, soupçon [F.].
  [COMPOUND RESULTING FROM MIXTURE] alloy, amalgam; brass, chowchow, pewter; magma, half-and-half, mélange [F.], tertium quid [L.], miscellany, ambigu [obs.], medley, mess, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, hotchpot, pasticcio [It.], patchwork, odds and ends, all sorts; jumble (disorder) [See Disorder]; salad, sauce, mash, omnium-gatherum [colloq.], gallimaufry, olla-podrida, olio, salmagundi, potpourri, Noah’s ark; texture; mingled yarn; mosaic (variegation) [See Variegation].
  HALF-BLOOD, half-breed, half-caste; mulatto; quarteron or quarteroon [rare], quintroon or quinteron, quadroon, octoroon, sambo or zambo; cafuzo; Eurasian; fustee or fustie [W. Ind.], mestee [W. Ind.], mestizo (fem. mestiza), griffe, ladino, marabou, sacatra [U.S.]; zebrule; catalo; mule; cross, hybrid, mongrel; cross-breed (unconformity) [See Unconformity].
   VERB:MIX; join [See Junction]; combine [See Combination]; commix, immix, intermix; levigate, mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, bemingle; shuffle (derange) [See Derangement]; pound together; hash up, stir up; knead, brew; impregnate with; interlard (interpolate) [See Interjacence]; intertwine, interweave [See Crossing]; associate with; miscegenate.
  BE MIXED &c.; get among, be entangled with.
  IMBUE; infuse, suffuse, transfuse, instill or instil, infiltrate, dash, tinge, tincture, season, sprinkle, besprinkle, attemper, medicate, blend, cross; alloy, amalgamate, compound, adulterate, sophisticate, infect.
   ADJECTIVE:MIXED &c. v.; implex [rare], composite, half-and-half, linsey-woolsey, medley, chowchow, hybrid, mongrel, heterogeneous; motley (variegated) [See Variegation]; miscellaneous, promiscuous, indiscriminate; miscible.
   ADVERB:AMONG, amongst, amid, amidst; with; in the midst of, in the crowd.