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accord
used in The Thundering Herd

2 meanings, 16 uses
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1  —13 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
  • According to rumor some of them were as bad as the Comanches.
    Chapter 2 (16% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Many hundreds of leagues they traveled, according to their historian, Castaneda, over tremendous plains and reaches of sand, stark and level, and so barren of trees and stones that they erected heaps of the ox dung they found, so that they could be guided back by the way they had come.
    Chapter 1 (89% in)
  • They made from fifteen to twenty-five miles a day, according to condition of the road and favorable places to camp.
    Chapter 3 (33% in)
  • All bull hides were made into one bundle, so marked; and the others sorted according to sex, age, and quality.
    Chapter 9 (53% in)
  • Taken as a whole, this hunting of buffalo for their hides, according to the opinion of all hunters, was the hardest work in the world.
    Chapter 9 (54% in)
  • Also there were Apaches on the Staked Plain, and they, too, according to reports, were in uneasy mood.
    Chapter 11 (62% in)
  • The buffalo, according to Jones, was an evolution of the Great Plains, and singularly fitted to survive and flourish on its vast and varied environment.
    Chapter 11 (68% in)
  • Accordingly, Tom's state of mind was not conducive to tolerance, especially of such greed and selfishness as was manifested by some of the hunters.
    Chapter 11 (85% in)
  • They traveled at walk or trot, according to the nature of the ground, until the moon went down and all the stars had paled, except the great one in the east.
    Chapter 12 (34% in)
  • Others crawled fast or slowly, according to their abilities.
    Chapter 12 (66% in)
  • Accordingly he crawled on hands and knees to the end of this stone-like corral, and there, stretching on his left side, with left hand extended and right dragging his rifle, he crawled as swiftly and noiselessly as possible.
    Chapter 16 (1% in)
  • With the sudden release of strain the men reacted according to their individual natures.
    Chapter 16 (61% in)
  • In the spring of 1877, when, according to the scouts, the backbone of the Southwest raiding tribes had been broken, Tom Doan bade good-by to Burn Hudnall, his friend and comrade for so long.
    Chapter 17 (10% in)

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2  —2 uses as in:
done of her own accord
Definition
mind
  • He had done so, adding of his own accord an improvised sun shade of canvas.
    Chapter 13 (53% in)
  • Whity and Sparks started of their own accord, splashed across the shallow lake, and pulled up on the gray flat expanse.
    Chapter 15 (83% in)

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • If the welcome accorded Tom by Burn and Dave had touched him, that given by their women folk reached deeply to his heart.
    Chapter 19 (39% in)

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