Let's consummate our engagement.
Did he think she was eager to consummate the marriage?
The flavour of these chapters is due to the irony which Gibbon has employed with consummate art and felicity.
He was especially famed for his consummate knowledge of the science of sieges.
This ideal, when put forward by the consummate eloquence of Demosthenes and other orators, created great enthusiasm among the Athenians, who at times displayed all their old vigour in opposing Philip, notably in the decisive campaign of 338.
Frederick acted on the defensive with consummate skill, and the capture of the Prussian fortress of Kolberg on Christmas day O.S.
On the 10th of March 1848 Antonelli became premier of the first constitutional ministry of Pius IX., a capacity in which he displayed consummate duplicity.
He also controlled, with consummate ability, the operations of the brand-new Russian diplomatists at the various foreign courts.
Moronobu was a consummate artist, with all the delicacy and calligraphic force of the best of the Tosa masters, whom he undoubtedly strove to emulate in style; and his pictures are not only the most beautiful but also the most trustworthy records of the Fife of his time.
The art of both stories is great, and that of the episode of the daughter Susannah in Roxana is consummate; but the transitions of the later plot are less natural than those in Moll Flanders.
The consummate hardness of the diamond, in spite of its high price, has made it most useful for purposes of grinding, polishing and drilling.
Amidst all these perplexities Bernstorff approved himself a consummate statesman.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.
Herself a consummate coquette, she could not have maneuvered better on meeting a man she wished to attract.