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attain
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
to gain or reach something with effort
  • Stupidity was as necessary as intelligence, and as difficult to attain.
    p. 279.2
attain = achieve (gain or reach with effort)
There are no more uses of "attain" in 1984 by Orwell.

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