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accompany
used in Things Fall Apart

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
accompany on the journey
Definition
to travel along with
  • Sometimes when he went to big village meetings or communal ancestral feasts he allowed Ikemefuna to accompany him, like a son, carrying his stool and his goatskin bag.
    p. 28.9
accompany = come with
  • Some of them were accompanied by their sons bearing carved wooden stools.
    p. 115.9
accompanied = escorted (in the company of)
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2  —1 use as in:
illness and accompanying symptoms
Definition
to be present with at the same time and/or location
  • He pressed the trigger and there was a loud report accompanied by the wail of his wives and children.
    p. 39.2
accompanied = joined at the same time

(editor's note:  In this context, a report is a loud noise made when a gun is shot.)
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