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acquisition
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition obtaining possession of something; or the thing possessed
  • ...she imposed unwittingly on the old lady and gentleman by her ingenious cordiality; gained the admiration of Isabella, and the heart and soul of her brother: acquisitions that flattered her from the first — for she was full of ambition — and led her to adopt a double character without exactly intending to deceive any one.
    Chapter 8 (37% in)
acquisitions = things obtained (gotten and possessed)
  • I declare he is that strange acquisition my late neighbour made, in his journey to Liverpool — a little Lascar, or an American or Spanish castaway.
    Chapter 6 (82% in)

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