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verb as in adapt

verb as in harden

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Quite quickly, the climates people have acclimatized to over their whole lives have become much hotter and wetter.

Children’s bodies take longer to increase sweat production and otherwise acclimatize in a warm environment than adults’ do, research shows.

People’s heat tolerance can also change over time—your body can become more acclimatized to heat with exposure, sort of like the way it can acclimatize to lower oxygen levels at high elevations.

He spoke of the forecast temperature, which is 86, called it “a thicker heat,” said it “feels like in the 90s,” and said, “That’s a whole other ballgame,” especially as the 2021 Dukes aren’t acclimatized.

It’s also something as basic as going 14 days without fresh air and not getting a chance to acclimatize to Melbourne’s summer heat for those coming from the Northern Hemisphere.

The teams are expected to stay at Novo for several days to acclimatize.

At present an attempt is being made to acclimatize several species of Eucalyptus in the low hills.

Another author found that, in Scandinavia, plants of the same species can acclimatize themselves if necessary.

Attempts to acclimatize the Arab horse and to introduce sheep from Aden and China have failed.

Attempts have been made to acclimatize it in Europe, but so far without success.

The belief that the eating of onions will acclimatize a traveller seems not uncommon in Eastern countries.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acclimatize, such as: acclimate, accommodate, adjust, conform, fit, and reconcile.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.