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acquire
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • They were of a respectable family in the north of England; a circumstance more deeply impressed on their memories than that their brother’s fortune and their own had been acquired by trade.
  • I often tell young ladies that no excellence in music is to be acquired without constant practice.
  • "I am the less surprised at what has happened," replied Sir William, "from that knowledge of what the manners of the great really are, which my situation in life has allowed me to acquire.

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  • Children acquire language at an amazing rate.
  • They are working to acquire nuclear weapons.

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