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Definition well informed about or knowing thoroughly
  • conversant with the fine details of searching the Internet
  • all I can say is that he is little conversant with affairs of the heart, and I certainly shall not trouble myself to enlighten him any farther.
    Herman Melville  --  Typee
  • conversant with business trends
  • Charles Darnay was established in England as a higher teacher of the French language who was conversant with French literature.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale Of Two Cities
  • Dantes employed it in maneuvering his yacht round the island, studying it as a skilful horseman would the animal he destined for some important service, till at the end of that time he was perfectly conversant with its good and bad qualities.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Nor conversant with ease and idleness,
    Shakespeare  --  King John
  • Milady, on the contrary, was quite conversant with all aristocratic intrigues, amid which she had constantly lived for five or six years.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • That is a cursed castle, said Galahad, and all they that be conversant therein, for all pity is out thereof, and all hardiness and mischief is therein.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur
  • Each likens it—not to the voice of an individual of any nation with whose language he is conversant—but the converse.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • Their ideas are perpetually conversant in lines and figures.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver's Travels
  • Impeccably educated, conversant in several languages, including Japanese, he had a perfect photographic memory.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • But my life for it he was either practically conversant with his subject, or else marvellously tutored by some experienced whaleman.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Pari was surprised to learn that Maman liked jazz this much and that she was so conversant about so many different musicians.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • You are conversant with my wardrobe?
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I'd become conversant in cancer talk.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • That is a cursed castle, said Galahad, and all they that be conversant therein, for all pity is out thereof, and all hardiness and mischief is therein.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II
  • Will people in a hundred years, though, be conversant with film comedy of the 1980s?
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The least of my Hitler colleagues knew some German; others were either fluent in the language or reasonably conversant.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • 'My sister Lavinia,' said she 'being conversant with matters of this nature, will state what we consider most calculated to promote the happiness of both parties.'
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • George became conversant, and he was just jingoist enough to honestly not care which side he was on-a rare and valuable trait, even in high-level debaters, Jack knew.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining

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