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 for accordingly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accordingly \Ac*cord"ing*ly\, adv.
     1. Agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner
        conformable.
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              Behold, and so proceed accordingly.   --Shak.
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     2. In natural sequence; consequently; so.
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     Syn: Consequently; therefore; wherefore; hence; so.
  
     Usage: Accordingly, Consequently, indicate a connection
            between two things, the latter of which is done on
            account of the former. Accordingly marks the
            connection as one of simple accordance or congruity,
            leading naturally to the result which followed; as, he
            was absent when I called, and I accordingly left my
            card; our preparations were all finished, and we
            accordingly set sail. Consequently all finished, and
            we accordingly set sail. Consequently marks a closer
            connection, that of logical or causal sequence; as,
            the papers were not ready, and consequently could not
            be signed.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  accordingly
      adv 1: (sentence connectors) because of the reason given;
             "consequently, he didn't do it"; "continued to have
             severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"
             [syn: consequently, accordingly]
      2: in accordance with; "she acted accordingly"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "accordingly":
     according to circumstances, and so, appropriately,
     as a consequence, as a result, as it is, as matters stand,
     at that rate, because of that, because of this, compliantly,
     conformably, consequently, equally, ergo, finally, for that,
     for that cause, for that reason, for this cause, for this reason,
     for which reason, hence, hereat, in that case, in that event,
     inconsequence, inevitably, it follows that, naturally,
     naturellement, necessarily, of course, of necessity,
     on that account, on that ground, on this account, propter hoc,
     suitably, that being so, then, thence, thereat, therefor,
     therefore, thus, thusly, thuswise, under the circumstances, whence,
     wherefore, wherefrom
  
  

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