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accommodate
used in The Brothers Karamazov

3 uses
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  • The countenance of the unexpected visitor was not so much good-natured, as accommodating and ready to assume any amiable expression as occasion might arise.
    Book 11 -- Ivan (78% in)
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  • ...and fashionable society, had once had good connections, had possibly preserved them indeed, but, after a gay youth, becoming gradually impoverished on the abolition of serfdom, he had sunk into the position of a poor relation of the best class, wandering from one good old friend to another and received by them for his companionable and accommodating disposition and as being, after all, a gentleman who could be asked to sit down with any one, though, of course, not in a place of honor.
    Book 11 -- Ivan (78% in)
  • Such gentlemen of accommodating temper and dependent position, who can tell a story, take a hand at cards, and who have a distinct aversion for any duties that may be forced upon them, are usually solitary creatures, either bachelors or widowers.
    Book 11 -- Ivan (78% in)

There are no more uses of "accommodate" in The Brothers Karamazov.

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