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attain
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition to gain or reach something with effort
  • But she often said that she was never allowed to attain her one ambition: to sit and read.
    Chapter 39 (89% in)
  • He was assailed by inquirers: public health officials, one Dr. Almus Pickerbaugh, a congressman who was said to be popular in Washington, Gustaf Sondelius, and a Martin Arrowsmith who could not (whether because he was too big or too small) quite attain Gottlieb's concentrated indifference.
    Chapter 32 (7% in)

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