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It was a unanimous decision.
  with everyone in complete agreement;
or: acting together as a single undiversified whole
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  • It was a unanimous decision.
  • The chairperson encouraged the committee to come up with a statement they could agree to unanimously.
  • In the end, after an hour of arguing and going back and forth and coming full circle a dozen times, they decided—unanimously—to go to Denver.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Using "separate but equal" language that previewed the Court’s infamous decision in Plessy v. Ferguson twenty years later, the Court unanimously upheld Alabama’s restrictions on interracial sex and marriage and affirmed the prison terms imposed on Tony Pace and Mary Cox.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy

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  • Caribou were becoming scarce to the point of rarity, and wolves were unanimously held to be to blame.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • If we can get all of you to agree to this restitution plan, and it has to be unanimous agreement, then the Sheriff’s Department will not pursue further charges against Erik and Arthur."
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • There has been significant debate in the scientific community about whether desire is a symptom of a system infected with amor deliria nervosa, or a precondition of the disease itself It is unanimously agreed, however, that love and desire enjoy a symbiotic relationship, meaning that one cannot exist without the other.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Once again the entire class unanimously consented to this second choice.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The Gypsies exchanged glances up and down the aisle of the caravan, but there was a unanimous shaking of regretful heads.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I looked at all three of them to make certain we were unanimous.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die

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  • The look of shock is unanimous.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • It must be a unanimous choice of the Committee.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • Already had a Gathering of the Keepers this morning—made a unanimous decision by the sounds of it.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • When it came time to choose their launch leader, Alai was the almost unanimous choice.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • The animals decided unanimously to create a military decoration, ’Animal Hero, First Class,’ which was conferred there and then on Snowball and Boxer.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • The response was unanimous and in thunder-tones—"NO!"
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • The statement was unanimously agreed upon.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • " ’Lected unanimous," she said.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • When it came to figuring out what sort of activities should take place on the field, Holliday said, the refugees were nearly unanimous.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Mrs. Dubose lived two doors up the street from us; neighborhood opinion was unanimous that Mrs. Dubose was the meanest old woman who ever lived.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • I learned in Faction History that the Amity recognize no official leader—they vote on everything, and the result is usually close to unanimous.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • Sorry, forget all that, I meant mountain falling, the Grand Prix Hindu Crash, awarded unanimously to Sherpa Marcus the Unsteady.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I mean he was the unanimous choice.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • In secret ballot we voted unanimously to keep him.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Now, the vote would be almost unanimously yes.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • By a unanimous decision of Francon, Heyer and the chief draftsman, Tim’s table, position and salary were given to Peter Keating.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • The contagion of such a unanimous fear was inevitable.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Two days ago, the Secretariat Council voted unanimously to revoke the Vatican’s sanction of Opus Dei.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Carried unanimously.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Their deliberations were short, and it would seem, by the silence of most of the party, the decision unanimous.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Until Clevinger was snatched from existence so adroitly, Yossarian had assumed that the men had simply decided unanimously to go AWOL the same day.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The whole conclave except these two was unanimous.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • But in the end, the decision was unanimous: the immortal children could not be allowed to exist.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Even the boisterous winds unanimously came forth from their mystic homes, and blustered about as if to enhance by their aid the wildness of the scene.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • She never understood why the Board of Directors voted unanimously to make her Vice-President in Charge of Operation.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Do you want to make it unanimous?
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • "The choice was unanimous," Luke announced.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • When nineteen out of the twenty-two thousand had been killed, the survivors unanimously petitioned the World Controllers to resume the government of the island.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The ballet at length came to a close, and the curtain fell amid the loud, unanimous plaudits of an enthusiastic and delighted audience.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Rob, who had unanimously been named captain by the team, was tall, skinny, smart, and had the best line with girls that Gerald had ever heard.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • A week ago, the College of Cardinals had unanimously chosen Mortati for the office known as The Great Elector-the conclave’s internal master of ceremonies.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It was unanimous.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • Since these are criminal proceedings, understand, your verdict—whether guilty or not so—must be a unanimous one.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • The Committee was unanimous in making a favourable report, and in a few days the bill passed Congress.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • The small area held too much damage-not physical, but psychological-and the administration had unanimously agreed to tear it down, along with the rest of the gym and the cafeteria, later this month.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • This same representation which had been begun amid so unanimous an acclamation!
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • I heard, however, no more of this; I was chosen again unanimously as usual at the next election.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • They went together unanimously though shyly, without explanations, and found themselves standing at the end of Hob’s barley strip after Mass.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • To the beekeeper’s tap on the wall of the sick hive, instead of the former instant unanimous humming of tens of thousands of bees with their abdomens threateningly compressed, and producing by the rapid vibration of their wings an aerial living sound, the only reply is a disconnected buzzing from different parts of the deserted hive.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
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