Thesaurus / obeying

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There’s a lot of things in between, and it does a disservice to understanding humans to say we have to obey these very narrow rules.

The statement was so bizarre that Allison obeyed without thinking, briefly pulling her mask below her chin.

Yet the algorithms Nelson devises obey real-world constraints — chief among them the fact that computers cannot store unlimited amounts of data.

Like a man but half awake, obeying an apparition, Mr. Kendal put his hand into his pocket and gave her the key.

The Young Step-MotherCharlotte M. Yonge

Even when most of them had accepted his leadership and were obeying his orders, a handful of desperate men refused to go.

Famous Sea FightsJohn Richard Hale

Obeying a sudden impulse, she bent down and kissed the old lady good-bye.

Good Old AnnaMarie Belloc Lowndes

You may well judge that none of us ever entertained the least thoughts of obeying the summons sent us to attend at Liberty Tree.

Tea LeavesVarious

The footman, obeying a significant glance from the butler, withdrew; the butler himself went softly out of the room.

They fish and hunt, and are a reasonable people, obeying their chief.

This, however, is the third thing which I heard—namely, that commanding is more difficult than obeying.

Thus Spake ZarathustraFriedrich Nietzsche

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