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accord
used in Carrie

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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
  • Carrie had been going to school with some of them since the first grade, and this had been building since that time, building slowly and immutably, in accordance with all the laws that govern human nature,
accordance = in keeping with
  • If these "outs" remember Ross as a friendly, good-natured fellow (many referred to him as "a hell of a good shit"), does not Professor Jerome's thesis suffer accordingly?
  • Ross's school records-which cannot, according to state law, be photostated here-when taken with classmates' recollections and the comments of relatives, neighbors, and teachers, form a picture of an extraordinary young man.
  • Tina Blake and Norma Watson were handing out programs and seating people inside according to their chart.
  • Then Josie and the Moonglows were playing a rock version of "Pomp and Circumstance," the ushers appeared at their table (almost magically; all this had been rehearsed meticulously by Miss Geer who, according to rumor, ate slow and clumsy ushers for lunch), a scepter wrapped in aluminum foil was thrust into Tommy's hand, a robe with a lush dog-fur collar was thrown over Carrie's shoulders, and they were being led down the center aisle by a boy and a girl in white blazers.
  • But it has only been running one shift since June 4th, and according to mill president William A. Chamblis, further lay-offs are a strong possibility.

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