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pact

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Definition an agreement between parties
  • The two countries signed a non-aggression pact.
pact = agreement
  • Under the pact, North Korea agreed to stop producing weapons-grade uranium.
  • pact = agreement
  • Thomas got to his feet anyway, determined to defend the pact he'd made.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • pact = agreement
  • So, we just made a pact that we wouldn't tell her unless we found out that Craig made it sound like "nothing big," and Sam was ready to forgive him.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • pact = agreement
  • I wanted to answer her prayer—I was barely more than ten miles from the mountain—but I knew what unspoken pact I would be making as I walked through that door.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • pact = agreement
  • Ever since we read The Fall of the House of Usher, we had made a pact that neither of us would allow the other to be buried without making "absolutely, positively sure" (his favorite phrase) that the person was dead.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • pact = agreement
  • Now I will kill you instead of him as our pact was and so the Deep Magic will be appeased.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • pact = agreement
  • He'll also bring them game — he and I made a pact about this a year or so ago — and will probably not ask for compensation, but they should thank him with some kind of trade, like milk or medicine.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • pact = agreement
  • I was on the verge of blurting out the awful truth about the bus and the men in the night, but then I remembered the pact Stacey had made us all swear to when I had told him, Christopher-John, and Little Man about the caravan and I said instead, "No, ma'am," and began to churn again.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • pact = agreement
  • Let them form blocs and alliances and mutual assistance pacts and guarantees of neutrality.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • pacts = agreements between parties
  • For twenty years she had respected the pact the two of them had made with Rosaura; now she had had enough of it.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • And no more pact of the Big Three.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • She's never fussy about method and would con the Virgin Mary and make a pact with the Old One all in one breath, did it suit Her purpose.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • Before we split up we made a pact: "Whoever gets out first, has to go see the other one, all right?"
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • We made a pact that we could talk to each other about anything at any time.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • He proposes a pact between Astapor and Meereen, against the Yunkai'i."
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • The pact Suleiman Wandati had made with him.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The whole of his life was gliding on the strings—his lost hopes, his charred pact, his extinguished future.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • We have a historical pact.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • But he and Gott fried had formed some sort of...pact, and they tried to initiate Harriet into it too.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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