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Word: acclimate

Definition: adjust to climate or environment; adapt


Sentences Containing 'acclimate'

After the fall of Jerusalem, Babylon would become the focus of Judaism for more than a thousand years, and the place where Jews would acclimate themselves as a people without a land.
Also resocialization may be required for inmates who must be adjusted to lengthy prison sentences, and for inmates who come out of prison to acclimate themselves back in civilian life ("the outside").

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::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
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::: callus - area of thick hard skin
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
::: lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction