-verb (used with object)
1. to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through an effort or by a request.
2. Obsolete . to attain or reach.
-verb (used without object)
3. to be prevalent, customary, or in vogue; prevail.
4. Archaic . to succeed.
The day the ocean retreated
Dismay and pandemonium obtained
Flipping corpses over the bed rock
Left to dry and rot away.