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consort

verb [I + adv/prep]     /kənˈsɔːt/ US  /-ˈsɔːrt/
to spend a lot of time in the company of a particular group of people, especially people whose character is not approved of: They claimed he had been consorting with drug dealers.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
(Definition of consort verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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