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acquire
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • By representing himself as a single man he acquired complete influence over her, and he gave her to understand that in the event of her obtaining a divorce from her husband he would marry her.
    Chapter 15 — A Retrospection (32% in)

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