Chaperone specifies adult supervision of young persons: My mother helped chaperone the prom., on the part of the stranger, by a regular rise and fall of his right hand, which terminated at the descent, by suffering the fingers to dwell a moment on the leaves of the little volume; and on the ascent, by such a flourish of the member as none but the initiated may ever hope to imitate.by still stranger guttural noises from the devotee, who seemed to be praying in a sing-song or else singing some pagan psalmody or other, during which his face twitched about in the most unnatural manner.["Exhibitor's Herald & Moving Picture World," April 28, 1928] "fast, quick"), with connections in Indo-Iranian and Balto-Slavic.Meaning "right, correct, free from error" is from mid-15c.Several of the Panelists commented that homogenous made them think of milk, presumably because it sounds like homogenized, which was most likely the historical inspiration for homogenous (the two words increased in popularity in parallel trajectories beginning in the 1930s).To avoid an unintentionally comic effect, it's best to stick with homogeneous.The waiter who is happy to serve the dressing on the side, give you extra cheese on the burger, and swap French fries for mashed potatoes, all because that's how you want it?
For accommodations "lodgings and entertainment," see accommodation. Even in his most accommodating mood he inspires a dread of treachery.
accompanied me, upon some household errand, into the cellar of the old building which our poverty compelled us to inhabit" (Edgar Allan Poe).
Conduct implies guidance of others: "A servant conducted me to my bedroom" (Charlotte Brontë).
Beasley said he would do it, just to be accommodating, and by so doing made a blunder.
fitting in with someone's wishes or demands in a helpful way.