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Familiarising   Listen

Serving to make familiar.  Synonym: familiarizing.

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"Familiarising" Quotes from Famous Books

... of these adventures so adapt themselves to our ease and inclination as to call upon us imperatively to pursue the track we most desire to take—Kit, while the matters treated of in the last fifteen chapters were yet in progress, was, as the reader may suppose, gradually familiarising himself more and more with Mr and Mrs Garland, Mr Abel, the pony, and Barbara, and gradually coming to consider them one and all as his particular private friends, and Abel Cottage, Finchley, as his ...
— The Old Curiosity Shop • Charles Dickens

... days of August in drilling his troops, and familiarising them with the mountain district which was to be the scene of their operations. While thus engaged, he received an urgent message from the Protestant herdsmen of the hill-country of Vebron, whose cattle, sheep, and goats a band of royalist ...
— The Huguenots in France • Samuel Smiles

Words linked to "Familiarising" :   orientating, orienting

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