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Heart of Darkness
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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • I’ve had to resist and to attack sometimes—that’s only one way of resisting—without counting the exact cost, according to the demands of such sort of life as I had blundered into.
  • Accordingly a young chap wearing his hat over the left eyebrow, some clerk I suppose,—there must have been clerks in the business, though the house was as still as a house in a city of the dead,—came from somewhere up-stairs, and led me forth.

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  • ’He has asked the Administration to be sent there,’ said the other, ’with the idea of showing what he could do; and I was instructed accordingly.
  • They still belonged to the beginnings of time—had no inherited experience to teach them as it were), and of course, as long as there was a piece of paper written over in accordance with some farcical law or other made down the river, it didn’t enter anybody’s head to trouble how they would live.

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  • She will get a fair trial in accordance with the law.
  • She dresses in accordance with the latest fashions.

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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
as in: reached an accord Define
an agreement
as in: done of her own accord Define
mind -- voluntarily (without anyone asking)
as in: accord her the respect deserved Define
to give someone special treatment -- especially respect
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