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Word Meanings - FAMILIARLY - Book Publishers vocabulary database

In a familiar manner.

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    In a familiar manner.
    One addicted to mannerism; a person who, in action, bearing, or treatment, carries characteristic peculiarities to excess. See citation under Mannerism.
    Adherence to a peculiar style or manner; a characteristic mode of action, bearing, or treatment, carried to excess, especially in literature or art. Mannerism is pardonable,and is sometimes even agreeable, when the manner, though vicious, is natural
    1. The state of being familiar; intimate and frequent converse, or association; unconstrained intercourse; freedom from ceremony and constraint; intimacy; as, to live in remarkable familiarity. 2. Anything said or done by one person to another
    The act or process of making familiar; the result of becoming familiar; as, familiarization with scenes of blood.
    The quality or state of being mannerly; civility; complaisance. Sir M. Hale.
    1. To make familiar or intimate; to habituate; to accustom; to make well known by practice or converse; as, to familiarize one's self with scenes of distress. 2. To make acquainted, or skilled, by practice or study; as, to familiarize one's self
    1. Of or pertaining to a family; domestic. "Familiar feuds." Byron. 2. Closely acquainted or intimate, as a friend or companion; well versed in, as any subject of study; as, familiar with the Scriptures. 3. Characterized by, or exhibiting, the
    1. Having a certain way, esp a. polite way, of carrying and conducting one's self. Give her princely training, that she may be Mannered as she is born. Shak. 2. Affected with mannerism; marked by excess of some characteristic peculiarity. His style
    manual, skillful, handy, fr. LL. manarius, for L. manuarius 1. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion. The nations which thou hast removed, and placed in the cities of Samaria, know not the manner
    A German men's chorus or singing club.
    Showing good manners; civil; respectful; complaisant. What thou thinkest meet, and is most mannerly. Shak.
    Of or pertaining to a family or household; domestic. Milton.
    Not mannerly; ill-bred; rude. -- adv.
    In an excessive manner; excessively. Wiclif.
    Impolite; rude.
    Polite; well-bred; complaisant; courteous. Dryden.


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