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compliance
used in Great Expectations

6 uses
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Definition
to conform to rules or the wishes of others
  • In my hunger for information, I made proposals to Mr. Wopsle to bestow some intellectual crumbs upon me, with which he kindly complied.
    Chapter 15 (4% in)
  • "I suppose there's nothing to be done," exclaimed Camilla, "but comply and depart.
    Chapter 11 (63% in)
  • He complied, and we groped our way down the dark stairs together.
    Chapter 29 (79% in)
  • While I complied, he, not comprehending a single word, would stand before the fire surveying me with the air of an Exhibitor, and I would see him, between the fingers of the hand with which I shaded my face, appealing in dumb show to the furniture to take notice of my proficiency.
    Chapter 40 (92% in)
  • So, Herbert, looking at me with a friendly uneasiness and amazement, complied, and Provis immediately shaking hands with him, said, "Now you're on your oath, you know.
    Chapter 40 (99% in)
  • He complied, and I went on alone.
    Chapter 54 (66% in)

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