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  • "While radical feminists view mass media in what they claim is patriarchal society to be objectifying, they often focus on pornography as playing an egregious role in habituating men to objectify women. as playing an egregious role in habituating men to objectify women. — “Talk:Sexual objectification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "The Jivaro say guayusa is so habituating that before it is offered to a visitor, he is warned that once he drinks it, he will ever always after return to the Ecuadorian Jungle" - Michael The best known is yerba maté, Ilex paraguariensis, the national drink of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. — “Ilex guayusa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • According to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), this fish is habituating in the deep pools of Addalem River in Aglipay, Quirino, and rapids of Ludong is herbivorous, eating only the filamentous algae that live on rocks and boulders in and near river rapids. — “Lobed river mullet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Is it reason that even the arts themselves should make an advantage of our natural stupidity and weakness? An orator, says rhetoric in the farce of his pleading, shall be moved with the sound of his own voice and feigned emotions, and suffer himself to be imposed upon by the passion he represents; he will imprint in himself a true and real grief, by means of the part he plays, to transmit it to the judges, who are yet less concerned than he: as they do who are hired at funerals to assist in the ceremony of sorrow, who sell their tears and mourning by weight and measure; for although they act in a borrowed form, nevertheless, by habituating and settling their countenances to the occasion, 'tis most certain they often are really affected with an actual sorrow. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • My first quarter at Lowood seemed an age; and not the golden age either; it comprised an irksome struggle with difficulties in habituating myself to new rules and unwonted tasks. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte

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