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acquaint
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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Definition
to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • —Don't make half so free, said she, till we are better acquainted.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (60% in)
  • I must acquaint you, said Mr Crotthers, clapping on the table so as to evoke a resonant comment of emphasis, old Glory Allelujurum was round again today, an elderly man with dundrearies, preferring through his nose a request to have word of Wilhelmina, my life, as he calls her.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (55% in)
  • For the enlightenment of those who are not so intimately acquainted with the minutiae of the municipal abattoir as this morbidminded esthete and embryo philosopher who for all his overweening bumptiousness in things scientific can scarcely distinguish an acid from an alkali prides himself on being, it should perhaps be stated that staggering bob in the vile parlance of our lowerclass licensed victuallers signifies the cookable and eatable flesh of a calf newly dropped from its mother.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (81% in)
  • Of course nobody being acquainted with his movements even before there was absolutely no clue as to his whereabouts which were decidedly of the Alice, where art thou order even prior to his starting to go under several aliases such as Fox and Stewart so the remark which emanated from friend cabby might be within the bounds of possibility.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (69% in)

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