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as in: accord her the respect deserved Define
to give someone special treatment -- especially respect
  • ...he accorded him his pardon with a clemency which...

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  • They expect to be accorded the same respect as any other nuclear armed nation.
  • His lawyers demand he be accorded the status of a captured soldier rather than a spy.

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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • ...it was an Abare village which the Bulgarians had burnt according to the laws of war.
  • But according to these principles the Grey Friar ought to have left us enough to carry us through our journey.

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  • He bid us all be of good cheer, telling us that the like had happened in many sieges, and that it was according to the laws of war.
  • Voltaire, whose light touch on familiar institutions opens them and reveals their absurdity, likes to remind us that the slaughter and pillage and murder which Candide witnessed among the Bulgarians was perfectly regular, having been conducted according to the laws and usages of war.
  • The whole little society entered into this laudable design, according to their different abilities.
  • And then the pleasure of talking of that which he loved induced him to relate, according to his custom, part of his adventures with the fair Westphalian.
  • Pangloss drew up an excellent memorial, wherein he proved that the Baron had no right over his sister, and that according to all the laws of the empire, she might marry Candide with her left hand.
  • "Grandeur," said Pangloss, "is extremely dangerous according to the testimony of philosophers.

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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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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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