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Used in
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • According to a clock on a nearby church, it was almost midnight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According to Hagrid you were with Professor Dumbledore when he when it happened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He appeared, according to the Baron, to be in good spirits, though a little tired, of course.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According to the addition the previous owner made, however, he ought to add a clockwise stir after every seventh counterclockwise stir.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "And the steam rising in characteristic spirals," said Hermione enthusiastically, "and it's supposed to smell differently to each of according to what attracts us, and I can smell freshly mown grass and new parchment and " But she turned slightly pink and did not complete the sentence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • According the book, he had to stir counterclockwise until the potion turned clear as water.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She nodded impatiently, not taking her eyes off her potion, which was still deep purple, though according to the book ought to be turning a light shade of lilac by now.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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