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Accustom Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    accustom v : make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music" [syn: habituate]
Accustom Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Accustom \Ac*cus"tom\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accustomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Accustoming.] [OF. acostumer, acustumer, F. accoutumer; [`a] (L. ad) + OF. costume, F. coutume, custom. See Custom.] To make familiar by use; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to. I shall always fear that he who accustoms himself to fraud in little things, wants only opportunity to practice it in greater. --Adventurer. Syn: To habituate; inure; exercise; train.
Accustom Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Accustom \Ac*cus"tom\, v. i.
  1. To be wont. [Obs.] --Carew.
  2. To cohabit. [Obs.] We with the best men accustom openly; you with the basest commit private adulteries. --Milton.
Accustom Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Accustom \Ac*cus"tom\, n. Custom. [Obs.] --Milton.
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    * Do not accustom yourself to use big words for little matters. - Samuel Johnson


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    • 'Star-Crossed' episode 8, 'An Old Accustom'd Feast' recap: Dinaskyu or Mother's Day?
      It was an Atrian holiday on "Star-Crossed" as the sector celebrated Dinaskyu -- a combination of Christmas and Thanksgiving for the Atrians -- but Mother's Day might've been a better occasion in "An Old Accustom'd Feast." Obviously since this is "Star-Crossed," there were some major revelations -- like, for example, Drake Read more on this news related to 'Accustom'
    • Actor Paresh Rawal interacts with 'fans'
      Paresh Rawal may have basked in the limelight after his performances in Bollywood blockbusters like Oh My God and Hera Pheri, but the BJP's Eastern Ahmedabad candidate is still trying to accustom himself to being garlanded and greeted by throngs of supporters. Catering to a constituency that is a BJP stronghold, Rawal is not holding as many public meetings as Read more on this news related to 'Accustom'

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