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as in: done of her own accord Define
mind -- voluntarily (without anyone asking)
  • But the next day he spoke to her of his own accord, and his manner was somewhat changed.

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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
  • And she finished dressing, and, according to her aunt’s expression, went plumping down into the paternal presence.
  • But the room remained perfectly still; and accordingly, the last thing before retiring to her own couch, she applied for admittance.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • Catherine was grateful to her, but this consistent silence, so little in accord with her aunt’s character, gave her a certain alarm, and she could never wholly rid herself of a suspicion that Mrs. Penniman sometimes had news of him.

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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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