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The War of the Worlds
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accord
Used in
The War of the Worlds
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  • It isn't quite according to what a man wants for his species, but it's about what the facts point to.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But that was at Street Cobham, where the black vapour was allowed to remain until it sank of its own accord into the ground.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And instead of our rushing about blind, on the howl, or getting dynamite on the chance of busting them up, we've got to fix ourselves up according to the new state of affairs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They have become practically mere brains, wearing different bodies according to their needs just as men wear suits of clothes and take a bicycle in a hurry or an umbrella in the wet.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Martians had what appears to have been an auditory organ, a single round drum at the back of the head-body, and eyes with a visual range not very different from ours except that, according to Philips, blue and violet were as black to them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I went in again, according to my promise, to get my servant's box, lugged it out, clapped it beside her on the tail of the dog cart, and then caught the reins and jumped up into the driver's seat beside my wife.  (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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