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accustomed
used in Atlas Shrugged

8 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)
  • He had long since become accustomed to the fact that he was Senor d'Anconia of d'Anconia Copper.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (66% in)
  • He had become accustomed to the feeling, but he could find no explanation for it; yet the bum had spoken as if he knew that Eddie felt it, as if he thought that one should feel it, and more: as if he knew the reason.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (3% in)
  • They were a perfectly sound riskthough, of course, I am speaking in human terms, not in the terms of cold cash, which you are accustomed to expect from bankers.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (40% in)
  • I am not accustomed to being questioned in such manner and ....
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (73% in)
  • The voice had the firmness, the clarity and the special courtesy peculiar to men who are accustomed to giving orders.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (16% in)
  • I'm not accustomed to being dragged halfway across a continent without rhyme, reason or notice.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (0% in)
  • He was accustomed to hearing speeches extorted by unknown pressure from unwilling victims, and he concluded that this was the case of a reactionary forced to confess a scandal and that, therefore, the speech had, perhaps, some political value; besides, he was curious to hear it "I am proud that he had chosen me to give him pleasure and that it was he who had been my choice.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (78% in)
  • I've always been misunderstood and I should have been accustomed to it by now, only I thought that you were different and that I had a chance.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (40% in)

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