familiar

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large family including many familiar mushrooms Agaricaceae , family Agaricaceae
not familiar alien , strange
experience, familiar with by au fait , conversant
familiar with au fait , conversant
new personification of a familiar idea avatar , embodiment , incarnation
word invented (usually unwittingly by subtracting an affix) on the assumption that a familiar word derives from it back-formation
United States publisher and editor who compiled a book of familiar quotations (1820-1905) Bartlett , John Bartlett
familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name) byname , cognomen , moniker , nickname , sobriquet , soubriquet
aquainted, familiar with subject conversant
male child (a familiar term of address to a boy) cub , lad , laddie , sonny , sonny boy
visual perception of familiar faces face recognition
experience of becoming familiar with something familiarisation , familiarization
usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known familiarity
musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes fantasia
use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals gesture , motion
experience of being unfamiliar with a person or situation that is actually very familiar; associated with certain types of epilepsy jamais vu
more or less distant relative; familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss kissing cousin , kissing kin
visual perception of familiar objects object recognition
familiar term of address for a man old boy , old man
tendency to perceive the veridical size of a familiar object despite differences in their distance (and consequent differences in the size of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye) size constancy
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