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The swift cascade of reactions to his death indicate how accustomed the United States — and the Twin Cities area in particular — have grown to responding to such incidents.
MINN. POLICE OFFICER WHO SHOT DAUNTE WRIGHT APPARENTLY MEANT TO USE TASER BUT ACCIDENTALLY FIRED GUN, POLICE CHIEF SAYSKIM BELLWARE, ANDREA SALCEDO, SHEILA REGANAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bamboo can create a raised refuge, as indoor bricks lift bed frames up, with children already getting accustomed to floating classrooms.
PARADISE FOUND?NICK FOURIEZOSFEBRUARY 28, 2021OZY
For a population accustomed to clear-cut and borderline-arrogant rooting practices in February, this year’s Super Bowl will be an exercise in grappling with both the familiar and the unmooring, a kind of gridiron alternate dimension.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Diners are now, finally, accustomed to thinking about, if not always respecting, the health and well-being of industry employees, who bear frontline risks as restaurants reopen.
THE TOXICITY OF RESTAURANT KITCHENS IS EXACTLY WHY I NEVER REPORTED ABUSESLINDSEY DANISFEBRUARY 4, 2021EATER
A player accustomed to another position discovered an ability to split the uprights, or the team had no one available and asked a soccer player who may never have attempted a field goal before.
PLACEKICKERS WITH NFL DREAMS FACE A WINDING, RISKY PATHMARISA INGEMIDECEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Many tears were shed by Valeria; for a long time she could not accustom herself to her loss.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
He endeavored also to accustom himself to eat raw flesh, but this was a point of perfection to which he never could arrive.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
He was trying to accustom himself to the idea of having a name.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Try as hard as I would, I could not accustom my muscles to these new conditions.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
You see that this, your last summer in Italy, is manufactured on purpose to accustom you to the English seasons.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
Choose the synonym for obedient
docile

WORDS RELATED TO ACCUSTOM

  • acclimatizing
  • accommodating
  • acculturating
  • accustoming
  • adapting
  • becoming like
  • becoming similar
  • blend in
  • conforming
  • fitting
  • going native
  • homogenizing
  • homologizing
  • intermixing
  • matching
  • mingling
  • paralleling
  • standardizing
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