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familiar
'familiar' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'familiar'
1. well known or easily recognized
a familiar figure
familiar songs
familiar guests
2. within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange
familiar ordinary objects found in every home
a familiar everyday scene
a familiar excuse
a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences
3. (usually followed by 'with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly
familiar with the complex machinery
he was familiar with those roads
4. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
on familiar terms

'familiar' - used as a noun
5. a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
6. a person who is frequently in the company of another
7. a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
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  • unfamiliar
  • strange
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