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possess

Part of speech: Verb

To be the owner of; to have as a quality; hold in control; as, to possess one's soul in patience; to control mentally; as, anger possessed him; be master of; occupy; seize; as, to possess a city during war.

Part of speech: Noun

Possessor.

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