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compliance
used in Atonement

2 uses
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Definition
to conform to rules or the wishes of others
  • The older girl entered so fully into the spirit of her own aloof compliance that she felt beyond reproach.
    Part 1 (28% in)
  • Unable to push her tongue against the word, Briony could only nod, and felt as she did so a sulky thrill of self-annihilating compliance spreading across her skin and ballooning outward from it, darkening the room in throbs.
    Part 1 (7% in)

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