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acquire
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Babbitt
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  • He acquired a fame enduring for weeks.
  • Next day he hired in Graff’s place Fritz Weilinger, the salesman of his most injurious rival, the East Side Homes and Development Company, and thus at once annoyed his competitor and acquired an excellent man.

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

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