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acquisition
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
obtaining possession of something; or the thing possessed
  • Our manhood was denned by acquisitions.
    4 — Spring (93% in)
  • All his life he had had a fondness for things—not the acquisition of wealth or beautiful objects, but a genuine love of worn objects: a coffee pot that had been his mother's, a welcome mat from the door of a rooming house he once lived in, a quilt from a Salvation Army store counter.
    4 — Spring (78% in)

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