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accustomed
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

6 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)
  • "We don't know that," he repeated; but I had grown accustomed to their savage fights—they no longer frightened me.
    p. 299.6
  • Noah said with unaccustomed reverence.
    p. 74.9
  • Owen was quite accustomed to people feeling compelled to touch him, but in Hester's case he retreated a trifle anxiously from her touch—though not so much that she was offended.
    p. 76.3
  • He was not accustomed to the semidarkness of my mother's room when she was sleeping, when the dummy stood over her—that unmistakable body, in profile, in perfect silhouette.
    p. 103.5
  • A woman of her sophistication—and used to the standard of living she'd grown accustomed to, as Herb Lish's wife and the mother of his only child—simply needed the sun and the salt air.
    p. 379.5
  • She'd been sitting too close to the fireplace and a spark, an ember, had ignited the American flag, which—Mr. Meany told Dan—she was accustomed to wrapping around herself, like a shawl.
    p. 584.3

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