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amass
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Crime and Punishment
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  • For many years he had had voluptuous dreams of marriage, but he had gone on waiting and amassing money.
  • But what he loved and valued above all was the money he had amassed by his labour, and by all sorts of devices: that money made him the equal of all who had been his superiors.
  • The peasants have vodka, the educated young people, shut out from activity, waste themselves in impossible dreams and visions and are crippled by theories; Jews have sprung up and are amassing money, and all the rest give themselves up to debauchery.

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  • On one side of her, a torch-juggler has amassed a large crowd, and on the other, a Tribal Kehanni spins her tales, her voice rising and swooping like a bird in flight.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • His bed wasn’t made, there were clothes amassed in a corner, and several dirty plates were piled on his side table.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir

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