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Assimilated Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Assimilate \As*sim"i*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assimilated; p. pr. & vb. n. Assimilating.] [L. assimilatus, p. p. of assimilare; ad + similare to make like, similis like. See Similar, Assemble, Assimilate.]
  1. To bring to a likeness or to conformity; to cause a resemblance between. --Sir M. Hale. To assimilate our law to the law of Scotland. --John Bright. Fast falls a fleecy; the downy flakes Assimilate all objects. --Cowper.
  2. To liken; to compa?e. [R.]
  3. To appropriate and transform or incorporate into the substance of the assimilating body; to absorb or appropriate, as nourishment; as, food is assimilated and converted into organic tissue. Hence also animals and vegetables may assimilate their nourishment. --Sir I. Newton. His mind had no power to assimilate the lessons. --Merivale.
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    • Flesh approach to zombie genre
      Zombies, of course, are the new vampires. Or maybe vampires are the new zombies. I don't know, I lose track. The point is, everyone seems to love watching dead people who are also alive at the same time doing things - mostly eating human flesh and getting shot in the head. This makes In The Flesh (SBS Two, 8.30pm) a little different - here the undead have been Read more on this news related to 'Assimilated'
    • Wiz Khalifa ft. Snoop Dogg & Ty Dolla $ign – “You & Your Friends” [Listen]
      Since relocating to the sunny streets of Los Angeles, Khalifa has very much assimilated with the city’s culture. This song is further proof, as the Taylor Gang rapper and company perform over production by DJ Mustard . While extremely formulaic, the song was cooked up with a winning recipe that should resonate on the West Coast, and eventually permeate radios an Read more on this news related to 'Assimilated'
    • Leah Jenner: Brandon’s Wife Dated Brody Jenner First
      Leah Jenner is married to Brandon Jenner–son of Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Bruce Jenner. However she knew and ‘dated’ Brandon’s brother Brody Jenner first. If you’ve assimilated this sentence then you fully understand the comings and goings of … Read more on this news related to 'Assimilated'

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