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acquisition
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  • M’Choakumchild reported that she had a very dense head for figures; that, once possessed with a general idea of the globe, she took the smallest conceivable interest in its exact measurements; that she was extremely slow in the acquisition of dates, unless some pitiful incident happened to be connected therewith; that she would burst into tears on being required (by the mental process) immediately to name the cost of two hundred and forty-seven muslin caps at fourteen-pence halfpenny;

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  • From the fifth grade onward, most vocabulary acquisition occurs incidentally while reading.
  • Her primary focus is on the acquisition of money and the things it can buy.

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