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acquaint
used in Jane Eyre

7 uses
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Definition
to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • Meantime, I am glad that you are the only person, besides myself, acquainted with the precise details of to-night's incident.
    Chapter 15 (90% in)
  • Of course I did not — I had never heard of him before; but the old lady seemed to regard his existence as a universally understood fact, with which everybody must be acquainted by instinct.
    Chapter 11 (48% in)
  • You have no right to preach to me, you neophyte, that have not passed the porch of life, and are absolutely unacquainted with its mysteries.
    Chapter 14 (72% in)
  • It was his nature to be communicative; he liked to open to a mind unacquainted with the world glimpses of its scenes and ways (I do not mean its corrupt scenes and wicked ways, but such as derived their interest from the great scale on which they were acted, the strange novelty by which they were characterised); and I had a keen delight in receiving the new ideas he offered, in imagining the new pictures he portrayed, and following him in thought through the new regions he disclosed,...
    Chapter 15 (52% in)
  • Presently the words Jamaica, Kingston, Spanish Town, indicated the West Indies as his residence; and it was with no little surprise I gathered, ere long, that he had there first seen and become acquainted with Mr. Rochester.
    Chapter 18 (72% in)
  • "I am sorry to grieve you," pursued the widow; "but you are so young, and so little acquainted with men, I wished to put you on your guard.
    Chapter 24 (45% in)
  • Mr. Eyre mentioned the intelligence; for he knew that my client here was acquainted with a gentleman of the name of Rochester.
    Chapter 26 (76% in)

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