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accede
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David Copperfield
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  • I begged him to do me the favour of presiding; and my request being seconded by the other boys who were in that room, he acceded to it, and sat upon my pillow, handing round the viands — with perfect fairness, I must say — and dispensing the currant wine in a little glass without a foot, which was his own property.
  • Therefore we are inclined so far to accede to Mr. Copperfield’s proposal, as to admit his visits here.’

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  • I acceded to this the more readily, because I now reproached myself with having treated her former letter rather lightly.

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as in: accede to her suggestion Define
to agree or express agreement
as in: accede to the throne Define
take on duties or office
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