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accord
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But according to your category I must be merely an acquaintance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "The world goes to the altar of its own accord," was the answer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the nests of Arabian birds was the aspilates, that, according to Democritus, kept the wearer from any danger by fire.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I believe, according to the peerage, it is ten years, but ten years with Monmouth must have been like eternity, with time thrown in.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According to the great alchemist, Pierre de Boniface, the diamond rendered a man invisible, and the agate of India made him eloquent.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 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.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …ught 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.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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