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acquire
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 uses
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Definition obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • Bilbo believed that she had acquired a good many of his spoons, while he was away on his former journey.
    1.1 -- Book 1 Chapter 1 -- A Long-expected Party (82% in)
  • Not that hobbits would ever acquire quite the elvish appetite for music and poetry and tales.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (94% in)

There are no more uses of "acquire" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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