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acclimatize

ac·cli·ma·tize

acclimatize

pronunciation:
klaI m taIz
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: acclimatized, acclimatizing
definition: to acclimate; adapt.
He could never acclimatize himself to the cold winters of the north.She acclimatized slowly to life in the army.
similar words:
acclimate, accommodate, orient
derivations: acclimatization (n.), acclimatizer (n.)