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attain
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
to gain or reach something with effort
  • But if you live your life without feeling and compassion for your fellowman-you are as an animal-"an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth" & happiness & peace of mind is not attained by living thus.
    2 — Persons Unknown (84% in)
  • I do admit that you are intelligent and your vocabulary is excellent & I do feel you can do anything you decide to do & do it well but what exactly do you want to do & are you willing to work & make an honest effort to attain whatever it is you choose to do?
    2 — Persons Unknown (82% in)

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