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synonyms for accustoms

  • acquaint
  • adapt
  • acclimatize
  • acculturate
  • familiarize
  • habituate
  • season
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How to use accustoms in a sentence

It makes them temperate, accustoms them to be handled, and develops their muscles.
ROAD SCRAPINGS: COACHES AND COACHINGM. E. HAWORTH
But if a man accustoms himself to write ungrammatically, of necessity his art will be corrupted and destroyed.
A SELECTION FROM THE DISCOURSES OF EPICTETUS WITH THE ENCHEIRIDIONEPICTETUS
He who accustoms his stomach to secrete gastric juice only after a stimulus effected by spirits, destroys his digestive power.
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The teacher who accustoms his pupils to confess their faults voluntarily ought to guard carefully against this danger.
THE TEACHERJACOB ABBOTT
The heart soon accustoms itself to that existence which is called living upon a volcano.
THE VULTURESHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
This is the money of Bornou; it must be a most inconvenient currency, but habit accustoms us to everything.
NARRATIVE OF A MISSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1850-51, VOLUME 1JAMES RICHARDSON
Habit accustoms the individual to accommodate himself to existing conditions, no matter how severe they may be.
RURAL LIFE AND THE RURAL SCHOOLJOSEPH KENNEDY
Later, mere "use and wont" accustoms the most sensitive to sunshine and green leaves and fragrant blossoms.
THE FEASTS OF AUTOLYCUSELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
These directions not only teach the man how, but accustoms the horse to the sequence and location of motions that he may expect.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MANAGEMENTL. M. GILBRETH
She accustoms her face to a simper, which every separate feature in it belies.
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