One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(entirely) consistent (with something)‘his rejection of health-care reform is of a piece with his general disregard for the underprivileged’
similar, alike, the same, exactly the same, indistinguishable, undistinguishable, identical, uniform, of the same kind, twin, interchangeable, undifferentiated, homogeneous, cut from the same cloth, consistent, unvaryingView synonyms
- ‘But it's also clear that this kind of ethnography and nature worship is thoroughly of a piece with her earlier work.’
- ‘It is a beautiful object, all of a piece and remarkably consistent.’
- ‘His earlier intervention over Foundation Hospitals was of a piece.’
- ‘This might just be seen as a kind of inappropriate response disorder, of a piece with government policy in general.’
- ‘It was of a piece with what he did earlier in the debate, where he came out against labels.’
- ‘The world has changed along with the rise of advertising, and it all seems of a piece.’
- ‘This, again, would be of a piece with Hindu theology which says that every thing is Prakasha, or light.’
- ‘Actually, it's of a piece with how agriculture and the rural poor have been treated this past decade or so.’
- ‘The covers are of a piece with the whole issue, setting a low-key and intriguing tone.’
- ‘The hyperbolic scheme seems to be of a piece with the bold strokes of the ancient epic.’
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