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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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as in: done of her own accord Define
mind -- voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • In the evening he recurred to the subject of his own accord.

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  • She was not forced. She did it of her own accord.
  • After the fight, he turned himself in of his own accord.

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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • This explanation was borne out by the post-mortem examination, which showed long-standing organic disease, and the coroner’s jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence.
  • They have always been together, and according to his account he has been a very lonely man with only her as a companion, so that the thought of losing her was really terrible to him.

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  • He is learned in old manorial and communal rights, and he applies his knowledge sometimes in favour of the villagers of Fernworthy and sometimes against them, so that he is periodically either carried in triumph down the village street or else burned in effigy, according to his latest exploit.

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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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