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attain
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Wuthering Heights
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  • — I tell you I have nearly attained MY heaven; and that of others is altogether unvalued and uncovered by me.’
  • I have a single wish, and my whole being and faculties are yearning to attain it.
  • I got a spade from the tool-house, and began to delve with all my might — it scraped the coffin; I fell to work with my hands; the wood commenced cracking about the screws; I was on the point of attaining my object, when it seemed that I heard a sigh from some one above, close at the edge of the grave, and bending down.

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  • She was the first woman to attain the rank of general.
  • They hope to attain effective law and order in the region before withdrawing troops.

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