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acquire
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Definition
obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • Their Frigidaire was always stocked with newly acquired pieces of ham, half roasts and quartered chickens.
    p. 228.8
  • He acquired a withered white prostitute, a diamond ring on his little finger and a Harris tweed coat with raglan sleeves.
    p. 257.9

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