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 Meanings and Examples of ACCESSORY
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 n.  additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item
Classic Sentence:
1  But there are other instances where this whiteness loses all that accessory and strange glory which invests it in the White Steed and Albatross.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2  At his command she consented to pass as his sister, though he found the limits of his power over her when he endeavoured to make her the direct accessory to murder.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
3  surround it, and in artificial accessories, it is inferior.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 20
4  Behold, then, the candles lighted, the fire stimulated to the burning point in the grate, and our three worthies seated round a table, well spread with all the accessories to good fellowship enumerated before.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
5  My opinion of those accessories was not favorable.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
6  Though she was no lover of money she loved what money could bring; and the new accessories she imagined around him clothed Wildeve with a great deal of interest.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 8 Eustacia Hears of Good Fortune, and Beholds Evil
7  Eliza opens the door and is seen on the lighted landing in opera cloak, brilliant evening dress, and diamonds, with fan, flowers, and all accessories.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT IV
Example Sentence:
1  This silk scarf is the perfect accessory for stylish summer evenings.
2  For more years than I care to recall, the media have served as a willing accessory in fomenting environmental hysteria.
3  Another accessory is a tripod, which is needed to prevent camera shake especially when the shutter speed drops below tenth second at a wide angle shot.
4  The 3 day expo will feature dozens of vendor booths displaying the best in fetish clothing, adult toys, erotica, art, jewelry, and even smoking accessories.