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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCORD

It would not be in accord with creative energy that I should go backward.

Here she is, coming of her own accord; she must have guessed your thoughts.

Before Proserpina knew what she was about, her teeth had actually bitten it, of their own accord.

The earth did not produce it by any help of mine, nor of its own accord.

He was speaking for others that with which his soul did not accord.

Then she and the schoolmaster, by one accord, began to laugh.

The moment his foot is over the place, the stone of entrance will open of its own accord.

But what you do not know is that the type once established does not persist of its own accord.

It is more reasonable to suppose that she left of her own accord.

There can be no upward change which is not in accord with the laws of Nature.

WORD ORIGIN

early 12c., from Old French acorder (12c.) "reconcile, agree, be in harmony," from Vulgar Latin *accordare "make agree," literally "be of one heart, bring heart to heart," from Latin ad- "to" + cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (see heart). Related: Accorded; according.

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