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obtain (come into the possession of something)
  • It was as though in the moonlight the house had acquired personality: threatful, deceptive.
    Chapter 8 (4% in)
  • From that face squinted and still behind the curling smoke from the cigarette which was not touched once with hand until it burned down and was spat out and ground beneath a heel, Joe was to acquire one of his own mannerisms.
    Chapter 8 (28% in)

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