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accustomed
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

7 uses
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Definition
to be or to become psychologically or physically used to something

(used to is an expression that means someone has adapted to and has an expectation of something so it does not seem unusual)
  • I wait a few moments to accustom my eyes to the darkness.
    Chapter 5 (74% in)
accustom = allow something to get used to (get familiar with and adapt to)
  • We are accustomed to a good deal in the billets, but this makes us feel faint.
    Chapter 1 (72% in)
  • accustomed = used to (have adapted to and have an expectation of)
  • But we soon accustomed ourselves to it.
    Chapter 2 (23% in)
  • accustomed = got used to (adapted to and developed an expectation of)
  • The birds too are just as carefree, they have long since accustomed themselves to the war.
    Chapter 6 (78% in)
  • accustomed = gotten used to (adapted to and come to expect)
  • They give us a thin soup which we spoon down greedily and scornfully, because we are accustomed to better times but are hungry all the same.
    Chapter 10 (30% in)
  • accustomed = used to (have adapted to and have a usual expectation of)
  • After a few hours I am no longer the only one, and by morning we are quite accustomed to it and ask for what we want without any false modesty.
    Chapter 10 (48% in)
  • accustomed = used to (have adapted to and developed an expectation of)
  • We have almost grown accustomed to it; war is a cause of death like cancer and tuberculosis, like influenza and dysentery.
    Chapter 11 (1% in)
accustomed = used to (have adapted to and come to expect)
There are no more uses of "accustomed" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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