Thesaurus / adjusts


Often it adjusts itself along time-honoured lines, and with time-honoured results.

Americans and OthersAgnes Repplier

He cleans and adjusts his glasses—to discover that he is face to face with Miss Hypatia Prendergast.

He adjusts himself to new conditions, so he hoists his flag over his new cabin and annexes all in sight.

What else but the subconscious mind directs our steps, controls our movements, and adjusts our life to its surroundings?

PsychotherapyHugo Mnsterberg

Who is it that distinguishes between Right and Wrong, and adjusts the balance accordingly?

He adjusts his cravat, and strikes various attitudes for the benefit of the women in the first galleries at the Opera-Comique.

Father GoriotHonore de Balzac

Being apparently unable to focus what she wants to see she adjusts a pair of spectacles.

Like a philosopher in deep study, he wipes and adjusts his spectacles, then takes her right hand and commences reading its lines.

An OutcastF. Colburn Adams

He adjusts conditions to the laws and laws to the conditions.

The Man in CourtFrederic DeWitt Wells

He takes a glass of iced water; he arranges, with the utmost sangfroid, his notes on the desk and adjusts the reading light.


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