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adapt
used in Great Expectations

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adapted to the new rules
Definition
changed to fit a different situation; or made suitable
  • (I saw the idea suddenly break upon him that he would adapt his epitaph to the occasion, before he went on to say) "And there weren't no objection on your part, and Pip it were the great wish of your hart!"
    Chapter 13 (25% in)

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  • I had scant luggage to take with me to London, for little of the little I possessed was adapted to my new station.
    Chapter 19 (70% in)
  • I adapted them for my own repetition, and said to my pillow, "I love her, I love her, I love her!" hundreds of times.
    Chapter 29 (97% in)
  • It commanded the causeway where we had hauled up our boat, and, as my eyes adapted themselves to the light of the clouded moon, I saw two men looking into her.
    Chapter 54 (60% in)
  • It was pleasant to observe that Mrs. Wemmick no longer unwound Wemmick's arm when it adapted itself to her figure, but sat in a high-backed chair against the wall, like a violoncello in its case, and submitted to be embraced as that melodious instrument might have done.
    Chapter 55 (93% in)

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