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acquire
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Well, the temptation of sudden wealth so easily acquired was too much for you, as it has been for better men before you; but you were not very scrupulous in the means you used.
  • If she had, it must be someone from America because she had spent so short a time in this country that she could hardly have allowed anyone to acquire so deep an influence over her that the mere sight of him would induce her to change her plans so completely.

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

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