This inspires vulnerability, neither a familiar -- nor your favorite -- sensation.
But business and branding aside, the event seemed to be a familiar gathering, cocktail dresses not withstanding.
Brendan, Brian, Terence, and Kevin kept on with a familiar determination even as they became bone weary.
These men were plagued by a familiar hypocrisy that all of us have (or will have) experienced.
I took for granted that most of the readers on this blog would already be familiar with this, but I should not have done so.
Though not exactly like the others, it had the all too familiar lines.
Mr. Gladstone knew what books he had and was familiar with their contents.
Nothing about the aspect of the other rooms of the chateau had struck you as familiar?
Of course you are familiar with the peculiar conformation of Cape Cod.
There is a house there with which I am familiar, and which has two outsets.
mid-14c., "intimate, very friendly, on a family footing," from Old French famelier, from Latin familiaris "domestic, of a household;" also "familiar, intimate, friendly," dissimilated from *familialis, from familia (see family). The sense gradually broadened. Of things, from late 15c. The noun meaning "demon, evil spirit that answers one's call" is from 1580s.