(Verbs). To reject, refuse, etc., decline, give up, repudiate, exclude, lay aside, to refrain, spare 678, abandon, turn down, black-ball.
(Phrases). To lay on the shelf; to throw overboard; to draw the line at.
(Adjectives). Rejecting, etc., rejected, etc., not chosen, etc.
Having no choice, indifferent, undecided 605.
(Adverbs). Neither; neither the one nor the other, nothing to choose between them.
(Verbs). To predetermine, premeditate, resolve beforehand.
(Adjectives). Prepense, premeditated, predetermined, advised, predesigned, studied, designed 620.
(Adverbs). Advisedly, etc., with the eyes open.
Improvisator, improvisatore, improvisatrice.
(Verbs). To flash on the mind; to improvise, improvisate, to extemporise, vamp.
(Adjectives). Extemporaneous, extemporary, impulsive, unrehearsed, unpremeditated 674, improvised, improvisatorial, improvisatory, unprompted, spontaneous, natural, unguarded, unreflecting.
(Adverbs). Extempore, offhand, impromptu, à l'improviste, out of hand.
(Phrases). On the spur of the moment or of the occasion.
Custom, use, usage, practice, run, run of things, way, prevalence, observance, fashion 852, etiquette, convention, convenances, red-tape, red-tapery, red-tapism, routinism, vogue.
Seasoning, training, hardening, etc. 673, acclimatisation, acclimation, acclimatation.
A second nature, cacoethes, taking root, diathesis.
(Verbs). To be habitual, etc., to be in the habit of, be wont, be accustomed to, etc.
To follow, observe, conform to, obey, bend to, comply with, accommodate oneself to, adapt oneself to, fall into a habit, convention, custom, or usage, to addict oneself to, to get the hang of.
(Phrases). To follow the multitude; hurler avec les loups; go with the current, stream, etc.; run on in a groove; stare super antiquas vias.
To become a habit, to take root, to gain or grow upon one, to run in the blood.
To habituate, inure, harden, season, form, train, accustom, naturalise, acclimatise, conventionalise.
To acquire a habit, to get into the way of, to learn, etc.
(Adjectives). Habitual, accustomed, habituated, etc.; in the habit, etc., of; used to, addicted to, attuned to, wedded to, at home in, usual, wonted, customary, hackneyed, groovy, fixed, rooted, permanent, inveterate, ingrained, running in the blood, hereditary, congenital, innate, inborn, natural, instinctive, etc. 5.
(Phrases). Bred in the bone, in the blood.
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