accustom


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Synonyms for accustom

Synonyms for accustom

to make familiar through constant practice or use

Synonyms for accustom

make psychologically or physically used (to something)

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how shall I ever accustom myself to call her Madame du Bousquier
I was beginning to accustom myself to the sight of this interesting fishing, when suddenly, as the Indian was on the ground, I saw him make a gesture of terror, rise, and make a spring to return to the surface of the sea.
As to the horse, ride him a little every day, and that will accustom you to his maneuvers.
Endeavor, then, to accustom yourself to our manner of living in these northern climes as you did to those of Rome, Florence, Milan, and Madrid; it may be useful to you one of these days, whether you remain here or return to the East.
her temper was uncertain, but she came at last to accustom herself to my little ways and understand my little wishes.
The step must, however, be taken, and it shall be; for, though Frances will not make a milksop of her son, she will accustom him to a style of treatment, a forbearance, a congenial tenderness, he will meet with from none else.
Let me pass in Paris the time necessary for the regulation of my affairs, and accustom myself, by degrees, to the heavy and glittering idea which is beating in my brain and dazzles me.
The old coureurs des bois were broken up and dispersed, or, where they could be met with, were slow to accustom themselves to the habits and manners of their British employers.
You know, just accustom yourself to talk it over, with your tact and in your quiet way, with him and Ada, and see what you all make of it.