Sentences Containing 'accede'
I rather wished, than believed him to be sincere; but, at any rate, was perfectly ready to accede to his proposal.
She appeared to accede to the proposal and accompany them to the rock, for the purpose of gathering flowers for the feast.
You were only a charming man before, but, if you accede to my proposal, you will be adorable.''
``What would you have proposed, Maximilian, had you found me willing to accede?''
Therefore we are inclined so far to accede to Mr. Copperfield's proposal, as to admit his visits here.'
The states which have ratified the convention are: Several other states, including Greece, Italy, Portugal and Sweden, have notified the Council of the European Union of their desire to accede to the Prüm Convention.
Man shall accede to a lofty heart: And God shall be exalted.
Thus, defendant’s privilege to testify may not be denied him solely because he would not accede to a form of oath or affirmation not required by the common law”.
In the buildup to battle, the two leaders corresponded, each attempting to convert the other to his faith, but neither would accede.
While the Nixon administration did not accede to the demands of the protesters, it was aware of the delicate nature of the situation, and so could not forcibly remove them.
He attributes the victory to Sancho and says that Alfonso returned to León. Subsequent historians treated the battle as a sort of judicial duel deciding which brother would accede to the other's kingdom.
After the Landtag declared to accede to the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany), the incorporation of the Saarland was finalised on January 1, 1957.
The princes and free towns who were not signatories were invited to accede to its terms, whereby the treaty became a part of the public law according to which Europe, with the exception of Ottoman Turkey established "relations from which a system of real and permanent balance of power in Europe is to be derived".
The sixth sector of the OGPU, led by Yevgeny Tuchkov, began aggressively arresting and executing bishops, priests, and devout worshipers, such as Metropolitan Veniamin in Petrograd in 1922 for refusing to accede to the demand to hand in church valuables (including sacred relics).
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concordat - formal agreement
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covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac