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 Meanings and Examples of ACCUMULATE
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accumulate
 v.  pile up; collect; mount up; increase
Example Sentence:
1  Households accumulate wealth across a broad spectrum of assets.
2  It is unjust that a privileged few should continue to accumulate wealth.
3  As people accumulate more wealth, they tend to spend a greater proportion of their incomes.
4  The tendency of Capital to accumulate is a big threat to the free market.
5  We have accumulated a great amount of evidence.
6  During a successful business career, she accumulated a great amount of wealth.
7  The company said the debt was accumulated during its acquisition of nine individual businesses.
8  I seem to have accumulated a lot of books.
9  That reservoir of frost and snow, where firm fields of ice, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
10  The accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights, surround the pole, and concentre the multiplied rigours of extreme cold.
11  That reservoir of frost and snow, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
12  The most recent forecasts estimate up to 2 feet of snow will pummel the area between New York and Maine by Saturday – an accumulation that would be one of the largest ever for a single storm.
13  Our findings suggest that early childhood television viewing may also undermine future explosive leg strength and contribute to the accumulation of fat.
14  Talents come from diligence, and knowledge is gained by accumulation.
15  The streets of Baghdad are littered with putrefying mounds of rubbish that have been accumulating since the collapse of municipal services in March, with the arrival of coalition forces.
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  Rich people have no right to sit down and enjoy themselves, or let their money accumulate for others to waste.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
2  The leaves might bestrew him, and the soil gradually accumulate and form a little hillock over his frame, no matter whether there were life in it or no.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
3  He must accumulate information of himself, and meanwhile he resolved to remain close upon his guard lest those qualities of which he knew nothing should everlastingly disgrace him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  To-night the pressure of accumulated misgivings sent the scale drooping toward despair, and her indifference was the more chilling after the flush of joy into which she had plunged him by dismissing Denis Eady.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
5  She opened the three windows, bringing in the smell of oak leaves and earth, but the fresh air could do little toward dispelling the sickening odors which had accumulated for weeks in this close room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  Lily sat silent, taking the brunt of it quietly, letting it spend itself on her to the last drop of its accumulated falseness; then, without a word, she rose and went down to her cabin.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
7  The sense of weariness returned with accumulated force, and for a moment she felt that she could walk no farther.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
8  Carol was touched by his efforts to enjoy picture galleries, and the dogged way in which he accumulated dates and dimensions when they followed monkish guides through missions.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  It seemed as though, by some nameless, interior volition, he would fain have shocked into them the same fiery emotion accumulated within the Leyden jar of his own magnetic life.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
10  His accumulated thought upon such subjects was used to form scenes.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
11  Yet the long journey and the accumulated terrors had shaken the hearts of the stoutest among them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
12  By late summer a sufficient store of stone had accumulated, and then the building began, under the superintendence of the pigs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
13  He did not care what happened so long as a good store of stone was accumulated before he went on pension.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
14  There is a pretty good store of stone accumulated.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
15  But he preserved his easy attitude; and nothing more solid went over the stone balustrades than the accumulated rosebuds now floating about, a little surface-island.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII