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 Meanings and Examples of AMASS
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amass
 v.  collect; gather for oneself, as for one's pleasure or profit
Classic Sentence:
1  Yet invariably fat men amass the greater wealth.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I
2  The immense plunder which this villain had amassed, was buried with him in the sea, and out of the whole only one sheep was saved.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XX
3  Geborand, who had amassed two millions in the manufacture of coarse cloth, serges, and woollen galloons.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
4  I had a betrothed, Albert, a lovely girl whom I adored, and I was bringing to my betrothed a hundred and fifty louis, painfully amassed by ceaseless toil.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
5  Before the Achaeans went to Troy, nine times was I in command of men and ships on foreign service, and I amassed much wealth.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
6  Some years ago he loved a young Russian lady of moderate fortune, and having amassed a considerable sum in prize-money, the father of the girl consented to the match.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
7  The authorities are excellent at amassing facts, though they do not always use them to advantage.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
Example Sentence:
1  The miser's aim is to amass and hoard as much gold as possible.
2  We have amassed the raw data and are about to begin analysing it.
3  The enormous national debt amassed in the last eight years makes all this apparent prosperity nothing but a house of cards.
4  They amassed huge wealth by plundering the colonies.
5  She has amassed a huge fortune from her novels.
6  The crowds that amassed outside Sonia Gandhi's home in Delhi prepared to erupt into cheers of 'bring back Sonia Gandhi'.
7  The debaters amassed file boxes full of evidence to bolster their arguments.