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adapt
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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adapted to the new rules
Definition
changed to fit a different situation; or made suitable
  • He honestly confessed that he bestowed more pains upon those sermons than upon any others; for the slaves were reared in such ignorance that it was a difficult task to adapt himself to their comprehension.
    13 — The Church And Slavery (51% in)

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  • He urged upon his parishioners the duty of having a meeting expressly for them every Sunday, with a sermon adapted to their comprehension.
    13 — The Church And Slavery (47% in)

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