ACCOMPANIMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACCOMPANIMENT
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accompaniment
 n.  act of accompanying someone or something
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  His program of folk songs included a famous madrigal which he sang to the accompaniment of a lute.
2  The piano is widely used in Western music for solo performance, chamber music, and accompaniment.
3  I have swallowed the remainder with an accompaniment of secret tears, forced from me by the exigency of hunger.
4  These wines also make a good accompaniment for vegetarian dishes.
5  I prefer to sing with an accompaniment.
6  A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellence of heart.
7  Children must be accompanied by an adult.
8  Children aged twelve or under must be accompanied by an adult.
9  Children are admitted only if accompanied by an adult.
10  They are never alone accompanied by noble thoughts.
11  His wife accompanied him on the trip.
12  Conventional troop cuts will be accompanied by a reorganization of units in charge of offensive nuclear weapons.
13  The dish was accompanied by a variety of pickles.
14  Diana's house was crowded with happy people whose spontaneous outbursts of song were accompanied by lively music.
15  The increase in living standards in the twenties was accompanied by a relatively much greater increase in consumer borrowing.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Then, to the accompaniment of the band, the colonel himself danced with Petritsky.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 21
2  They had race horses, and Russian pancakes and bear hunts and three-horse sledges, and gypsies and drinking feasts, with the Russian accompaniment of broken crockery.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 1
3  Through the closed doors came the sounds of the discreet staccato accompaniment of the orchestra, and a single female voice rendering distinctly a musical phrase.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 33
4  There was the occasional sound of music, of mandolins, sufficiently removed to be an agreeable accompaniment rather than an interruption to the conversation.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
5  This time he was, however, without any accompaniment, for the sisters were just then pouring out those tender effusions of affection which have been already alluded to.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
6  Then she sat swaying her body to and fro, and making gestures with her unnerved arm, which seemed intended as the accompaniment to a fit of laughter, though her face was stolid and drowsy.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X
7  Love was only a minor accompaniment.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
8  This sort of fatal rumor is the usual accompaniment of civil wars, and it was a false report of this kind which, later on, produced the catastrophe of the Rue Transnonain.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII—FOOT TO FOOT
9  But this paradise was henceforth complicated with an infernal accompaniment.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
10  No one but Beth could get much music out of the old piano, but she had a way of softly touching the yellow keys and making a pleasant accompaniment to the simple songs they sang.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
11  Not long before she had celebrated her silver wedding and renewed her intimacy with her husband by waltzing with him to Mr. Power's accompaniment.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In GRACE
12  Several times Rostov, covering his head, tried to go to sleep, but some remark would arouse him and conversation would be resumed, to the accompaniment of unreasoning, merry, childlike laughter.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XIII
13  Candide acted now only a second character, and accompanied his valet.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
14  The two old women accompanied him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP
15  He set out, accompanied only by a child who offered to serve as a guide.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE