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  • s  taking undue liberties
    young women disliked the overfamiliar tone he took with them

  • Last week she occasionally accompanied herself expertly on a guitar, playing some poignant harmonies that freshened the overfamiliar Latin tunes.
  • Handsome, burly, charismatic and enigmatic, Washington turns out to be nothing like the frozen, overfamiliar face on the dollar bill, and his life, which was in many ways a charmed .
  • Courtly but gossipy, chummy but not overfamiliar, he proudly points out all the notables he has managed to attract to his soirae.
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  • 'Earnest' delightfully fun at Shakespeare Festival
    Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," on stage at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, is just as ridiculous now as it was when it was first presented in the 1890s. Like most of the Bard's works, this one can be seen many times without becoming overfamiliar. Wilde is unsurpassed for the number and the quality of witty lines packed within one play. The plot never dates; it        
    July 16, 2013 - The Morning Call

  • John Irving in Los Angeles Times
    The cook's vocabulary often made reference to avoidable accidents,Irving explains, "and his twelve-year-old son was overfamiliar with his father's grim and fatalistic thoughts on human fallibility." "It's nobody's fault."

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