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Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • That a creature made—in a genealogical sense—out of a man's rib, and in this particular case maintained in the highest respectability without any trouble of her own, should be normally in a state of contradiction to the blandest propositions and even to the most accommodating concessions, was a mystery in the scheme of things to which he had often in vain sought a clew in the early chapters of Genesis.  (not reviewed by editor)

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  • They had to accommodate various interests to get a majority.

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  • they reached an accommodation with Japan

  • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

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  • He is cold, but he moves his arm to accommodate me, like he`s half hold` ing me.
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  • You`re too accommodating, dear.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
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