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accord
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

16 uses
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1  —11 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
  • She begged him to slow the animal to a walk, which Alec accordingly did.
    1 — The Maiden (92% in)
  • Conning for an hour in the British Museum the pages of works devoted to extinct, half-extinct, obscured, and ruined families appertaining to the quarter of England in which he proposed to settle, he considered that d'Urberville looked and sounded as well as any of them: and d'Urberville accordingly was annexed to his own name for himself and his heirs eternally.
    1 — The Maiden (47% in)
  • The descendants of these bygone owners felt it almost as a slight to their family when the house which had so much of their affection, had cost so much of their forefathers' money, and had been in their possession for several generations before the d'Urbervilles came and built here, was indifferently turned into a fowl-house by Mrs Stoke-d'Urberville as soon as the property fell into hand according to law.
    1 — The Maiden (73% in)
  • When Tess had occupied herself about an hour the next morning in altering and improving the arrangements, according to her skilled ideas as the daughter of a professed poulterer, the door in the wall opened and a servant in white cap and apron entered.
    1 — The Maiden (73% in)
  • Songs were often resorted to in dairies hereabout as an enticement to the cows when they showed signs of withholding their usual yield; and the band of milkers at this request burst into melody—in purely business-like tones, it is true, and with no great spontaneity; the result, according to their own belief, being a decided improvement during the song's continuance.
    3 — The Rally (17% in)
  • Her naturally bright intelligence had begun to admit the fatalistic convictions common to field-folk and those who associate more extensively with natural phenomena than with their fellow-creatures; and she accordingly drifted into that passive responsiveness to all things her lover suggested, characteristic of the frame of mind.
    4 — The Consequence (68% in)
  • They become, I believe, heirlooms, strictly speaking, according to the terms of your godmother's will.
    4 — The Consequence (92% in)
  • It suddenly occurred to her to try persuasion; and accordingly she whispered in his ear, with as much firmness and decision as she could summon— "Let us walk on, darling," at the same time taking him suggestively by the arm.
    5 — The Woman Pays (30% in)
  • A few days, accordingly, were all that she allowed herself here, at the end of which time she received a short note from Clare, informing her that he had gone to the North of England to look at a farm.
    5 — The Woman Pays (41% in)
  • Anyhow, whatever the origin of the relic, there was and is something sinister, or solemn, according to mood, in the scene amid which it stands; something tending to impress the most phlegmatic passer-by.
    6 — The Convert (10% in)
  • She accordingly ascended the stairs softly, and stood at the door of the front room—a drawing-room, connected with the room immediately behind it (which was a bedroom) by folding-doors in the common manner.
    7 — Fulfilment (42% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" flagged with this meaning in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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  • And to leave her in farmland would be to let her slip back again out of accord with him.
    4 — The Consequence (70% in)
  • Feeling herself in antagonism, she was quite in accord.
    2 — Maiden No More (43% in)
  • Her face had latterly changed with changing states of mind, continually fluctuating between beauty and ordinariness, according as the thoughts were gay or grave.
    3 — The Rally (5% in)
  • When she was pink she was feeling less than when pale; her more perfect beauty accorded with her less elevated mood; her more intense mood with her less perfect beauty.
    3 — The Rally (5% in)
  • The lovers did not rise at milking-time, having through the whole of this last week of their sojourn at the dairy been accorded something of the position of guests, Tess being honoured with a room of her own.
    4 — The Consequence (77% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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