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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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as in: done of her own accord Define
mind -- voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • "The world goes to the altar of its own accord," was the answer.

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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
  • But according to your category I must be merely an acquaintance.
  • Next to her sat, on her right, Sir Thomas Burdon, a Radical member of Parliament, who followed his leader in public life, and in private life followed the best cooks, dining with the Tories, and thinking with the Liberals, in accordance with a wise and well-known rule.

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  • According to the great alchemist, Pierre de Boniface, the diamond rendered a man invisible, and the agate of India made him eloquent.
  • In the nests of Arabian birds was the aspilates, that, according to Democritus, kept the wearer from any danger by fire.
  • , visited Louis XII. of France, his horse was loaded with gold leaves, according to Brantome, and his cap had double rows of rubles that threw out a great light.
  • I believe, according to the peerage, it is ten years, but ten years with Monmouth must have been like eternity, with time thrown in.
  • …possess that element of strangeness that is so essential to romance, he would often adopt certain modes of thought that he knew to be really alien to his nature, abandon himself to their subtle influences, and then, having, as it were, caught their colour and satisfied his intellectual curiosity, leave them with that curious indifference that is not incompatible with a real ardour of temperament, and that indeed, according to certain modern psychologists, is often a condition of it.

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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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  • When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.

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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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