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accord
Used in
Ulysses
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  • As if they did it of their own accord.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Stephen of his own accord stopped for no special reason to look at the heap of barren cobblestones and by the light emanating from the brazier he could just make out the darker figure of the corporation watchman inside the gloom of the sentrybox.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As for Mr Bloom he could neither make head or tail of the whole business and he was just asking himself what possible connection when the sailor of his own accord turned to the other occupants of the shelter with the remark: I seen him shoot two eggs off two bottles at fifty yards over his shoulder.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And as the ends and ultimates of all things accord in some mean and measure with their inceptions and originals, that same multiplicit concordance which leads forth growth from birth accomplishing by a retrogressive metamorphosis that minishing and ablation towards the final which is agreeable unto nature so is it with our subsolar being.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (He assumes the avine head, foxy moustache and proboscidal eloquence of Seymour Bushe.) When the angel's book comes to be opened if aught that the pensive bosom has inaugurated of soultransfigured and of soultransfiguring deserves to live I say accord the prisoner at the bar the sacred benefit of the doubt.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: reached an accord
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: done of her own accord
as in: accord her the respect deserved
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