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accord
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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • According to the reports I have from Duncan.
  • A soak is a place where water seeps to the surface or near enough to the surface to be found by digging according to certain signs.

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  • According to the last word we had, he was lost with his mother in a desert storm.
  • And when I sought to comfort him, saying it was done according to an older law of self-preservation to which even the most ancient rulers gave allegiance, he sneered at me and asked if I thought him a weakling.
  • You think to control human breeding and intermix a select few according to your master plan!
  • ("Sand Pirates" according to the Imperial Dictionary.) FREMKIT: desert survival kit of Fremen manufacture.
  • KANLY: formal feud or vendetta under the rules of the Great Convention carried on according to the strictest limitations.
  • Fremen mark the observance according to the ninth meridian-crossing cycle of the first moon.
  • …destroys and does not produce …. animal pleasures remain close to sensation levels and avoid the perceptual …. the human requires a background grid through which to see his universe …. focused consciousness by choice, this forms your grid …. bodily integrity follows nerve-blood flow according to the deepest awareness of cell needs …. all things/cells/beings are impermanent …. strive for flow-permanence within …. Over and over and over within Paul’s floating awareness the lesson rolled.
  • "According to Idaho’s report," Hawat said, "shields are dangerous in the desert.

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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
  • There existed an accord of some sort between Kynes and Tuek.
  • But there are more profound points of accord between the Kitab al-Ibar of the Fremen and the teachings of Bible, Ilm, and Fiqh.

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  • Jubilation at this "sign of profound accord" proved premature.

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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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