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accustomed
used in The Fountainhead

4 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 am not accustomed to hold a discussion with a student who behaves in your manner.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (83% in)
  • "I'm sorry," said Mrs. Wayne Wilmot, "but I'm not accustomed to dealing with a person utterly incapable of reason.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (32% in)
  • In this way, though it's not traditional architecture of course, it will give the public the impression of what they're accustomed to.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (78% in)
  • He was accustomed to hostility; this kind of benevolence was more offensive than hostility.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (78% in)

There are no more uses of "accustomed" in The Fountainhead.

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