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A nervous unrest began to gain possession of him; he began to shiver—not outwardly, but inwardly.

To effect this object, it was of extreme importance to gain possession of Stralsund, a town on the Baltic.

Of their ability to capture the yard, and gain possession of all the property there, they felt no doubt.

As a prelude to the second assault, Albuquerque sent Antonio de Abren in a vessel well manned to gain possession of the bridge.

In a postscript he accuses the mother of wishing to gain possession of her son in order to enjoy all of her pension.

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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gain possession, such as: accept, arrest, capture, collect, earn, and grab.

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