I am convinced that Helen's use of English is due largely to her familiarity with books.
A sense of familiarity hit her as they neared a clump of rocks.
As time passed, and custom created familiarity, his style, personal and literary, was seen to be the outward symbol of a firm resolve to preserve a philosophic calm, and of an enormous underlying energy which spent itself in labour, "ohne Hast, aber auch ohne Rast."
She smiled, comforted by the familiarity of his unique communication style.
Unlike many Orientals, the Malays can be treated with a friendly familiarity without such treatment breeding lack of respect or leading to liberties being taken with the superior.