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acquaint
used in The Magic Mountain

7 uses
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Definition
to cause to know; or to cause to be familiar with
  • Since then, shortly before her recent departure, in fact, I've had the chance to become personally acquainted with her.
    6.1 - Changes (34% in)
  • And one day they become acquainted, find they like one another, but at the same time it turns out one party is about to leave.
    6.1 - Changes (37% in)
  • He seemed in the best of moods and wittily helped all three get better acquainted—calling Naphta a "princeps scholasticorum," for example.
    6.2 - Someone Else (30% in)
  • I live under the same roof with the gentleman, it was inevitable that we would meet, that one thing would lead to another, that we would become acquainted.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (82% in)
  • In warning you about this man, with whom I have unwillingly made you acquainted, in demanding that you gird yourselves three times round with a critical spirit when you are dealing with him and discussing things, I do so because all his thoughts are of lust; they stand under the aegis of death, a most depraved force— just as I told you that day, my good engineer, I very clearly recall using that phrase, for I always keep in mind useful and apt words I have used on occasion—a most...
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (98% in)
  • With only two of his tablemates was he acquainted more personally.
    6.5 - An Attack Repulsed (10% in)
  • The soldier sang about a flower that Carmen had tossed him when they first became acquainted and that had been his sole comfort in prison, where he had found himself on her account.
    7.7 - Fullness of Harmony (71% in)

There are no more uses of "acquaint" in The Magic Mountain.

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