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concur -- as in: I concur
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  • We concur on the action to be taken; though we disagree on the reasons.
  • She could not concur, but she was silent.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Little Dorrit
  • "Thousands concur," he murmured and...
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • "Of course not," he concurred, as if I had asked him the question.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • "Yes, I concur," she said matter-of-factly.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • The Humbug bowed low and sat down once again, very pleased with himself: "I never realized it would be so simple," said the king, stroking his beard and smiling broadly "Quite simple indeed," concurred the bug.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • Eighteen children concurred with the pre-Copernican Theory that the earth was the center of the universe.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • ’ On this issue at least, the president and vice-president of the Confederacy concurred with Lincoln.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • In passing sentence of death I concurred with the verdict.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • "Yep," Bien concurred, a bit wearily.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • The girl concurred.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • All the brothers had concurred.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • "It will take time," Bibwit concurred.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Danny concurred gleefully, and broadjumped his prone father.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Secretly, however, he concurred with the sentiment.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Matt concurred.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • It was characteristic of the police people that they had all more or less suspected poor Joe (though he never knew it), and that they had to a man concurred in regarding him as one of the deepest spirits they had ever encountered.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Old Shinny had been clearly puzzled as well, but in the end he had concurred with the diagnosis.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Does His Majesty concur?
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Cedric concurs, hopeful of this expert testimony about his impending sex appeal.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • —Yes, to be sure, Mr Bloom unaffectedly concurred.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • After five minutes, however, all four of us concurred: Hutchison’s decision to leave Beck and Yasuko where they lay was the proper course of action.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • "Even the Bible concurs," Bellamy said.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • In this plan he concurred, and when the Court questioned him, he said that he had made no protest against the taking of this murderous and dangerous weapon.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • Consider, now, how it must be in the case of four boats all engaging one unusually strong, active, and knowing whale; when owing to these qualities in him, as well as to the thousand concurring accidents of such an audacious enterprise, eight or ten loose second irons may be simultaneously dangling about him.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • I therefore concur with you in your call for negotiation.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • Other mothers concurred heartily with her and blamed it on the war.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • "Aye, he is our guest," concurred Nado.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • This concurs directly with the letter: she sends him on purpose, that I may appear stubborn to him; for she incites me to that in the letter.
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • She’s an old, old lady,his father said gravely; and Ralph gravely and proudly concurred.
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • Rudy would concur, "Me too," but then, he wouldn’t move from his place at the foot of my bed next to my desk where I sat writing.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Peggotty gave it as her opinion that she even slept with one eye open; but I could not concur in this idea; for I tried it myself after hearing the suggestion thrown out, and found it couldn’t be done.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Some of our passengers, yes, could lose a little weight, I think you will concur, Captain.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • Even Mallinson concurred.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Those who had concurred in the challenge adhered to his party of course, excepting only Ralph de Vipont, whom his fall had rendered unfit so soon to put on his armour.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • For New York, to Mrs. Archer’s mind, never changed without changing for the worse; and in this view Miss Sophy Jackson heartily concurred.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • "That’s about right, sir," Lieutenant Mannion concurred.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • As a matter of fact, baiting them was the one activity that the white Protestant residents concurred in.
    Toni Morrison  --  Sula
  • Our notions of law and harmony are commonly confined to those instances which we detect; but the harmony which results from a far greater number of seemingly conflicting, but really concurring, laws, which we have not detected, is still more wonderful.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • "I heard on the news it’s supposed to hit ninety-five degrees," I concurred.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • "I concur with that assessment," I said, crossing the street.
    James Patterson  --  School’s Out - Forever
  • "Exactly," he concurred.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • "Yes," concurred the naval officer.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • On January 13, 1868, an angry Senate notified the President and Grant that it did not concur in the suspension of Stanton, and Grant vacated the office upon Stanton’s return.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • The two physicians, for a wonder, turned out to be unanimous, or rather, though of different minds, they concurred in action.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • It demanded a limitless conformity from its sons, and we concurred blindly.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • ’Yes,’ concurred McAllister.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • "And also of what Sir Leicester said upon it, in which I quite concur"—Sir Leicester flattered—"and if you cannot give us the assurance that this fancy is at an end, I have come to the conclusion that the girl had better leave me."
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • The sores were already much better, and I concurred when he decided to leave them exposed to the air for the day, although I could see that it didn’t matter if I concurred or not.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • A man with an affectionate disposition, who finds a wife to concur with his fundamental idea of life, easily comes to persuade himself that no other woman would have suited him so well, and does a little daily snapping and quarrelling without any sense of alienation.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
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