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  • v. To acquire, bring in, or introduce.
  • v. To begin to have or exhibit.
  • v. To assume responsibility for.
  • v. To attempt to fight or compete.
  • v. To catch on, do well; to become popular.
  • v. To show emotion, to grieve or be concerned about something or someone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. admit into a group or community
  • v. accept as a challenge
  • v. take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
  • v. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  • v. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

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