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inure
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition cause to accept or become hardened to something unpleasant
  • "Hasten, Pearl, or I shall be angry with thee!" cried Hester Prynne, who, however, inured to such behaviour on the elf-child's part at other seasons, was naturally anxious for a more seemly deportment now.
    Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (51% in)

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