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accord
used in Fearless

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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
  • Then they would pick him up and repeat the process, "a nightmare," according to every man there.
    p. 283.9
  • With that mindset came injuries, but according to Dave Cain, a SEAL who was there when Adam's fingers were severed in Afghanistan, "He could endure pain better than anybody I've ever known.... if he felt it at all."
    p. 9.2
  • According to his father, Larry, Adam was ready to be born three minutes after his twin sister, Manda, when "the doctor discovered he was breech.
    p. 9.4
  • According to Jeff, "It was completely safe," something he told Adam several times, egging him on as he took turn after turn himself.
    p. 24.5
  • Cindy had recently broken up with Adam because he couldn't give her what she needed, according to Adam.
    p. 53.5
  • Finally, he is given a chance to qualify through a process that—according to those who have passed it—"makes BUD/S look like a cakewalk."
    p. 142.5
  • According to the neighbor, Adam had left with another neighbor to have a beer at a bar, and Kelley surmised that one beer led to another and another.
    p. 164.9
  • According to documentation, fewer than 15 percent of more than two thousand SEALs on active duty at the time had successfully "screened" for the course—that is, been approved to participate in it.
    p. 178.3
  • As a SEAL, he knew to "never underestimate the enemy" but he also "rejoiced," according to his journal, when he saw children playing in a field with a soccer ball as he patrolled in and around the ancient city of Bagram.
    p. 188.1
  • I turned to Romans 8:28: 'And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.'
    p. 194.8
  • So, for the first three weeks of the tight two-month schedule, some of the most elite warriors in the world got into a murky swimming pool and, according to one of the SEALs present, coaxed the anxious Colombian marines into the water.
    p. 197.4
  • According to an instructor, the Green Team selection process is very specific.
    p. 204.3
  • Adam was able to ease back into home life more smoothly than many of his teammates, according to Kelley.
    p. 217.9
  • Adam's tibial plateau—the upper surface of the tibia, the shinbone—had "caved in, shattered," according to the doctor who saw Adam.
    p. 223.3
  • Adam was a pillar of strength during those difficult early days, according to Mindi.
    p. 226.5
  • Adam's squadron was focused on eradicating the IED and suicide bombing networks prevalent across the country, a mission of "dire importance," according to the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization.
    p. 229.1
  • According to an Army Times article by staff writer William H. McMichael, posted on September 28, 2008, "The number of roadside bombs in Iraq that exploded or were discovered and neutralized tumbled from a high of about 2,600 per month in March and June of 2007 to 555 in August 2008, a decrease of 79 percent.
    p. 234.7
  • This time of day they should have been snoring away, but Adam wanted to learn lacrosse from "the master" (according to Kevin), so they had notched a half-hour "playdate" into their schedule for Adam's second lesson.
    p. 262.6

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