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compliance
used in David Copperfield

7 uses
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Definition to conform to rules or the wishes of others
  • MY mother was too much afraid of her to refuse compliance with this odd request, if she had any disposition to do so.
    Chapters 1-3 (10% in)
  • I hastened to comply with his friendly suggestion, and opening Peggotty's purse, turned it upside down into his hand.
    Chapters 4-6 (92% in)
  • I preceded Mr. Omer, in compliance with his request; and after showing me a roll of cloth which he said was extra super, and too good mourning for anything short of parents, he took my various dimensions, and put them down in a book.
    Chapters 7-9 (82% in)
  • We left the room, in compliance with this request.
    Chapters 19-21 (80% in)
  • However much astonished I might be, I was sensible that I had no right to refuse compliance with such a peremptory command.
    Chapters 22-24 (66% in)
  • I complied, in a very uncomfortable state, and with a warm shooting all over me, as if my apprehensions were breaking out into buds.
    Chapters 37-39 (24% in)
  • He told me that Mr. Micawber had just now been arrested again (and for the last time) at the suit of Heep, and that, in compliance with a request I had made to him, he had paid the money, which I repaid him.
    Chapters 55-57 (92% in)

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