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accommodate
Used in
The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The countenance of the unexpected visitor was not so much good-natured, as accommodating and ready to assume any amiable expression as occasion might arise.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Such gentlemen of accommodating temper and dependent position, who can tell a story, take a hand at cards, and who have a distinct aversion for any duties that may be forced upon them, are usually solitary creatures, either bachelors or widowers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …and fashionable society, had once had good connections, had possibly preserved them indeed, but, after a gay youth, becoming gradually impoverished on the abolition of serfdom, he had sunk into the position of a poor relation of the best class, wandering from one good old friend to another and received by them for his companionable and accommodating disposition and as being, after all, a gentleman who could be asked to sit down with any one, though, of course, not in a place of honor.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • They had to accommodate various interests to get a majority.

  • Can you accommodate me with a rental car?

  • they reached an accommodation with Japan

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

  • "I think they`d be quite happy to accommodate you," Mr. Tall said dryly.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire`s Assistant

  • He is cold, but he moves his arm to accommodate me, like he`s half hold` ing me.
    David Almond  --  Clay

  • You`re too accommodating, dear.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
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