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Sample sentences for the GRE study word habituate

habituate can be used as a verb

1.Like everything else, we must habituate the senses to a fresh impression, gentle or violent, sad or joyous. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
2."Yes, I understand that and how would you habituate yourself, for instance, or rather, how did you habituate yourself to it. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3."Well," returned Morrel, "it is a cruel thing to be forced to say, but, already used to misfortune, I must habituate myself to shame. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4."And you really believe the result would be still more sure with us than in the East, and in the midst of our fogs and rains a man would habituate himself more easily than in a warm latitude to this progressive absorption of poison. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5."Once habituated to his distrustful manner," said I, "I have done very well.. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.The action was more frank and fearless than any I was habituated to indulge in somehow it pleased her. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.Excepting a few provincialisms of slight consequence, you have no marks of the manners which I am habituated to consider as peculiar to your class. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
8.I suppose, because it is his ordinary talk you think nothing of it you are habituated to his baseness, and, perhaps, imagine I can get used to it too. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
9.Gavroche, habituated to facing the unexpected in all quarters, had everything about him. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
10.As if long habituated to such profane talk from his old shipmate, Bildad, without noticing his present irreverence, quietly looked up, and seeing me, glanced again inquiringly towards Peleg. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
11.But Hester Prynne, with a mind of native courage and activity, and for so long a period not merely estranged, but outlawed from society, had habituated herself to such latitude of speculation as was altogether foreign to the clergyman. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
12.Flattery and meanness again arise when the spirited element is subjected to avarice, and the lion is habituated to become a monkey. - from The Republic by Plato
13.He, on his side, habituated as he was to have women consider him handsome, retained no more recollection of Cosette than of any other woman. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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