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acquaint
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Wuthering Heights
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  • Heathcliff lifted his hand, and the speaker sprang to a safer distance, obviously acquainted with its weight.
  • She is better acquainted with his heart than I, or any one besides; and she never would represent him as worse than he is.
  • I’ll console Mr. Edgar by acquainting him with the turn Heathcliff’s humour has taken.
  • Are you acquainted with the mood of mind in which, if you were seated alone, and the cat licking its kitten on the rug before you, you would watch the operation so intently that puss’s neglect of one ear would put you seriously out of temper?’
  • ’The master will inform you,’ I answered; ’but you are acquainted with the Earnshaws’ violent dispositions, and Mrs. Linton caps them all.
  • You’ve acquainted me, Ellen, with your old master’s habits.
  • I don’t pretend to be intimately acquainted with the mode of living customary in those days at Wuthering Heights: I only speak from hearsay; for I saw little.
  • However, master, you’ll have plenty of time to get acquainted with him and see whether he would suit her: it wants four years and more to his being of age."

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  • You should acquaint yourself with the new computer program.
  • One of the objectives in my literature class is to acquaint my students with different cultures.

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