ACCRETION in a Sentence

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 n.  growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion
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1  The accretion of wealth marked the family's rise in power.
2  The fund was increased by the accretion of new shareholders.
3  "It must have been accreting gas at close to the maximum rate for most of its existence," writes Bram Venemans in an accompanying commentary in Nature.