accustom


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to make familiar through constant practice or use

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make psychologically or physically used (to something)

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Mr Dorrit lost no time in referring the delicate question to the county-widower, and finding that he had been accustomed to pay three hundred pounds a-year to the credit of Mrs General, arrived, without any severe strain on his arithmetic, at the conclusion that he himself must pay four.
"In that there is not much difference, I allow, mademoiselle; but you can imagine that work done by one accustomed to the art is more likely to please customers than work done by one who has been educated as a lady.
So gradual were the changes, however, that Adrienne did not note them, and accustomed as she had been to the existence, the presence, the love of this one being, and of this being only, to her the final separation scarce seemed within the bounds of possibility.
Nor did his disgust and vexation cease when all hands had recovered from sea-sickness, and become accustomed to the ship, for now broke out an alarming keenness of appetite that threatened havoc to the provisions.
He was accustomed, therefore, to the familiarity which prevails between that class and their superiors, and the gossipings which take place among them when seated round a fire at their encampments.
"Any communications which you have to make to me, or any orders which you may please to give, I beg may be couched in that kind of language which I am accustomed to hear."
Osborne pulled frantically at the cord by which he was accustomed to summon the butler when he wanted wine--and almost black in the face, ordered that functionary to call a coach for Captain Osborne.
I would recommend this book to all types of readers, even those who aren't accustom to reading poetry.
You also must find ways to accustom middle management to workplace diversity.
National service, like gravity, is something we could accustom ourselves to, and grow to love."
Half the high-activity rats and half the low-activity rats received four injections of amphetamine to accustom them to the drug's effects.
RIGA, Aug 5 (LETA) State Revenue Service head Ieva Jaunzeme still should get accustomed to work, but she should focus more on work with dishonest companies, said Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity).
Moreover, our young generation is accustomed to cheating and they are not using their mind properly to quench the thirst of knowledge.
Washington, Jan 2 ( ANI ): Joaquin Phoenix has confessed that he feels terrified when fans approach him, as he is not accustomed to the celebrity-life.