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used in Wuthering Heights

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to be or to become psychologically or physically used to something

(used to is an expression that means someone has adapted to and has an expectation of something so it does not seem unusual)
  • 'She's not accustomed to be spoiled — not kept for a pet.'
    Chapter 1 (69% in)
  • 'No matter — I'm not accustomed to go to bed in the long hours.
    Chapter 7 (86% in)
  • He must get accustomed to him, and he may as well like him: considering how Heathcliff has reason to object to him, I'm sure he behaved excellently!'
    Chapter 10 (48% in)
  • 'Well, sir,' returned I, 'I hope you'll consider that Mrs. Heathcliff is accustomed to be looked after and waited on; and that she has been brought up like an only daughter, whom every one was ready to serve.
    Chapter 14 (47% in)
  • Mr. Heathcliff started; his eye rapidly surveyed our faces, Catherine met it with her accustomed look of nervousness and yet defiance, which he abhorred.
    Chapter 33 (14% in)

There are no more uses of "accustomed" in Wuthering Heights.

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