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Example sentences for consumptive

The lungs of a consumptive patient are not in the same condition as yours and mine, though they are made on the same plan.
Among its many attractions, shed hunting is non-consumptive, natural and renewable.
Water uses comprise two categories: consumptive uses and removals.
It usually is difficult to obtain reliable estimates for consumptive use and for conveyance loss.
Consumptive use is estimated for the total of self-supplied and publicly supplied domestic water uses.
Consumptive use is generally estimated using empirical formulae.
Consumptive use will vary with the process used for cooling circulation water.
Domestic consumptive use is typically estimated by a percentage of water that is withdrawn and delivered for domestic purposes.
She has the laughs the way a consumptive has the coughs.

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