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accord
used in The Bluest Eye

6 uses
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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
  • There was some question, according to the adults, as to whether they were his real cousins or not,
    4 — Spring (51% in)
according to = as stated by
  • The fire seemed to live, go down, or die according to its own schemata.
    2 — Autumn (56% in)
  • Dealing with it each according to his way.
    2 — Autumn (59% in)
  • Whatever portable plurality she found, she organized into neat lines, according to their size, shape, or gradations of color.
    4 — Spring (14% in)
  • And now, consider: Not according to my just deserts, but according to my mercy, the little black girl that came a-looning at me today.
    4 — Spring (96% in)
  • And now, consider: Not according to my just deserts, but according to my mercy, the little black girl that came a-looning at me today.
    4 — Spring (96% in)

There are no more uses of "accord" in The Bluest Eye.

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