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Yet this spell of Europe, accomplishing so much, left much to be desired.

He must manage in some way to prevent the soldier from accomplishing this.

"You have absolutely no chance of accomplishing that," he said.

He likes to be talked of, and he has no other way of accomplishing it.

They gave themselves an air of accomplishing an act of supreme devotedness.

Now, I've taken the most effective way of accomplishing that object.

They knew how abysmally hopeless was their chance of accomplishing anything.

What was this boy to him, he asked himself, that he should forego for him the accomplishing of his designs?

As to accomplishing her rescue, it is out of the question in the way you propose.

There seemed no possible way of accomplishing this, yet she was determined to attempt it.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French acompliss-, present participle stem of acomplir "to fulfill, fill up, complete" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *accomplere, from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + complere "fill up" (see complete (adj.)). Related: Accomplished; accomplishing.

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