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This decision was, that he ought to accede to the woman's request and that her faith might save her son.

Our friend has no doubt but the King of Prussia will accede to the convention.

Were he to accede to such a proposal as Oliver now made him, assuredly he must jeopardize all that.

I think myself the very paragon of husbands to accede to the arrangement!

But the King of France would not accede to the terms, and so this plan was abandoned.

That my father might be brought to accede to such a plan was by no means improbable.

You will please say to Colonel Hardman that we cannot accede to his wish.

And if only she could get just one person to accede to it her way would be plain.

He announced that he could not accede to Gibson's demand for Chief Sweeney's removal.

Prince Tchajawadse was quite ready to accede to this request.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin accedere "approach, enter upon," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + cedere "go, move" (see cede). Latin ad- usually became ac- before "k" sounds. Related: Acceded; acceding.

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