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acquire
used in Metamorphosis

2 uses
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Definition
obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • ...his cautious habit, acquired from his travelling, of...
    I (19% in)
acquired = picked up
  • It was more than childish perversity, of course, or the unexpected confidence she had recently acquired, that made her insist; she had indeed noticed that Gregor needed a lot of room to crawl about in, whereas the furniture, as far as anyone could see, was of no use to him at all.
    Ii (70% in)

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