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as in: according to, or in accord with Define
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
  • At least, everyone thought it was in the grave and expected her to act accordingly.
  • Life in the north Georgia county of Clayton was still new and, according to the standards of Augusta, Savannah and Charleston, a little crude.

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  • Confederate money had dropped alarmingly and the price of food and clothing had risen accordingly.
  • CHAPTER III Ellen O’Hara was thirty-two years old, and, according to the standards of her day, she was a middle-aged woman, one who had borne six children and buried three.
  • The house had been built according to no architectural plan whatever, with extra rooms added where and when it seemed convenient, but, with Ellen’s care and attention, it gained a charm that made up for its lack of design.
  • According to the Yankees, I ought to have a fine will.
  • But after all, according to the Continental code of etiquette, it’s very bad form for husband and wife to love each other.
  • She did so many things a husband should not permit, according to his views, but if he ordered her to stop them, argued or even criticized, a storm broke on his head.
  • Georgia’s leaders had kept on battling for the state’s right to govern itself according to its own ideas.
  • True, he had called the rent agent "a bastard of an Orangeman," but that, according to Gerald’s way of looking at it, did not give the man any right to insult him by whistling the opening bars of "The Boyne Water."

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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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  • For the present they were quite satisfied to be in accord again about one girl, for they had no jealousies between them.
  • Being poor white, they were not even accorded the grudging respect that Angus MacIntosh’s dour independence wrung from neighboring families.

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  • The group turned toward him and accorded him the politeness always due an outsider.
  • Everyone knew that Stuart Tarleton would have married her had he not been killed at Gettysburg, and so she was accorded the respect due a woman who had been wanted if not wed.

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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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