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accord
used in Misery

2 meanings, 8 uses
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1  —7 uses as in:
according to, or in accord with
Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
This sense of accord is often seen in the form according to or accordingly where it can take on more specific meanings. For example:
  • "According to Kim, ..." — as stated by
  • "To each according to her ability." — based upon
  • "Points are scored according to how well they perform." — depending upon
  • "The dose is calculated according to body weight." — in proportion to
  • "We got a flat tire. Accordingly, I pulled to the side of the road." — because of what was just said; or as a result
  • The other two were Kreigs, the best locks in the whole world, according to his ex-cop friend Tom Twyford.
    Part 2 — Misery (60% in)
according to = as stated by
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • It was February according to the calendar, but if his calculations were right it was already early March.
    Part 1 — Annie (58% in)
  • According to Mrs Jessica Krenmitz, her husband put the youngest of their four children in her arms and told her, 'I'll be back with the others in a minute or two.
    Part 2 — Misery (65% in)
  • The picture was of a flowered meadow and the month said May, but Paul kept his own dates now on a piece of scrap paper, and according to his home-made calendar it was June 21.
    Part 3 — Paul (6% in)
  • He continued to feel this way until 1983, when he read The World According to Garp.
    Part 3 — Paul (21% in)
  • It was quarter past six according to the clock over the range, and while there was no reason to believe she was any less sloppy about her clocks than her calendars (the one out here had actually made it to May), that seemed about right.
    Part 3 — Paul (43% in)
  • In a book, all would have gone according to plan .... but life was so fucking untidy , what could you say for an existence where some of the most crucial conversations of your life took place when you needed to take a shit, or something?
    Part 3 — Paul (96% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Misery.

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2  —1 use as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • Of its own accord, seemingly, her head slipped to one side so her right ear was pressed against the ground — she had seen children in similar postures by the railway line, listening for trains.
    Part 2 — Misery (32% in)
own accord = own mind (without her telling it to do so)
There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Misery.

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