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procure
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
get by special effort
  • The pen was an archaic instrument, seldom used even for signatures, and he had procured one, furtively and with some difficulty, simply because of a feeling that the beautiful creamy paper deserved to be written on with a real nib instead of being scratched with an ink-pencil.
    p. 6.9
  • But it needed desperate courage to kill yourself in a world where firearms, or any quick and certain poison, were completely unprocurable.
    p. 102.5

There are no more uses of "procure" in 1984 by Orwell.

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