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acquaint
used in Gulliver's Travels

3 uses
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Definition
to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • But, if these censurers were better acquainted with the noble and courteous disposition of the Houyhnhnms, they would soon change their opinion.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (81% in)
  • But great allowances should be given to a king, who lives wholly secluded from the rest of the world, and must therefore be altogether unacquainted with the manners and customs that most prevail in other nations: the want of which knowledge will ever produce many prejudices, and a certain narrowness of thinking, from which we, and the politer countries of Europe, are wholly exempted.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (75% in)
  • They are well enough acquainted with the motions of those two luminaries, and understand the nature of eclipses; and this is the utmost progress of their astronomy.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (69% in)

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