The speech began as an amalgam of scare tactics and bipartisan appeal.
Spall says that, faced with the contradictions in the research, they created an amalgam of them.
Delicious dumplings, soup, dill, and an amalgam of Russian and Polish treasures await.
c.1400, "blend of mercury with another metal; soft mass formed by chemical manipulation," from Old French amalgame or directly from Medieval Latin amalgama, "alloy of mercury (especially with gold or silver)," an alchemists' word, perhaps an alteration of Latin malagma "poultice, plaster," probably from Arabic al-malgham "an emollient poultice or unguent for sores (especially warm)" [Francis Johnson, "A Dictionary of Persian, Arabic, and English"], perhaps from Greek malagma "softening substance," from malassein "to soften," from malakos "soft."
amalgam a·mal·gam (ə-māl'gəm)
Any of various alloys of mercury with other metals, as with tin or silver, used for filling teeth.