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accustomed
used in Main Street

5 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)
  • Carol perceived that Mrs. Dyer was accustomed to this indignity.
    Chapter 6 (33% in)
  • Ain't much accustomed to attending parties barefoot, but here goes!"
    Chapter 6 (72% in)
  • When Carol abruptly turned on the lights in the embattled living-room, half of the company were sitting back against the walls, where they had craftily remained throughout the engagement, but in the middle of the floor Kennicott was wrestling with Harry Haydock—their collars torn off, their hair in their eyes; and the owlish Mr. Julius Flickerbaugh was retreating from Juanita Haydock, and gulping with unaccustomed laughter.
    Chapter 6 (78% in)
  • She wanted people to believe that her husband and she were accustomed to luxury and chill elegance; she was faintly angry at him for the vulgar way in which, after signing the register "Dr.
    Chapter 17 (49% in)
  • "Maybe it ain't any Hotel Radisson parlor, but still, it's so much better than anything these hired girls are accustomed to at home that they think it's fine.
    Chapter 24 (55% in)

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