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adapt
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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adapted to the new rules
Definition
changed to fit a different situation; or made suitable
  • The last squire dragged out his existence there, living the horrible life of an aristocratic pauper; but his only son, my stepfather, seeing that he must adapt himself to the new conditions, obtained an advance from a relative, which enabled him to take a medical degree and went out to Calcutta, where, by his professional skill and his force of character, he established a large practice.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (14% in)

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  • It is a cold night, and I observe that your circulation is more adapted for summer than for winter.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (46% in)

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