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compliance
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
to conform to rules or the wishes of others
  • Now my desires were complied with, and it would, indeed, have been folly to repent.
    Chapter 3 (40% in)
  • If you will comply with my conditions, I will leave them and you at peace; but if you refuse, I will glut the maw of death, until it be satiated with the blood of your remaining friends.
    Chapter 10 (56% in)
  • These motives urged me to comply with his demand.
    Chapter 10 (97% in)
  • We may not part until you have promised to comply with my requisition.
    Chapter 16 (99% in)
  • After a long pause of reflection I concluded that the justice due both to him and my fellow creatures demanded of me that I should comply with his request.
    Chapter 17 (71% in)
  • I expressed a wish to visit England, but concealing the true reasons of this request, I clothed my desires under a guise which excited no suspicion, while I urged my desire with an earnestness that easily induced my father to comply.
    Chapter 18 (39% in)
  • He had sworn to quit the neighbourhood of man and hide himself in deserts, but she had not; and she, who in all probability was to become a thinking and reasoning animal, might refuse to comply with a compact made before her creation.
    Chapter 20 (5% in)
  • I know not by what chain of thought the idea presented itself, but it instantly darted into my mind that the murderer had come to mock at my misery and taunt me with the death of Clerval, as a new incitement for me to comply with his hellish desires.
    Chapter 21 (59% in)
  • This I most earnestly entreat, and I know you will comply.
    Chapter 22 (55% in)

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