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acclimatize

verb

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to change (something) so as to make it suitable for a new use or situation
  • had lived through several northern winters before she fully acclimatized her wardrobe

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The first known use of acclimatize was in 1802

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“Acclimatize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acclimatize. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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