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accession -- as in: accession to the throne
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  • Hence Mrs. Rouncewell, housekeeper at Chesney Wold, foresees, though no instructions have yet come down, that the family may shortly be expected, together with a pretty large accession of cousins and others who can in any way assist the great Constitutional work.
  • …and earth (including, of course, the Chancellor) after Michaelmas term; and when I ultimately congratulate you, sir," says Mr. Vholes with the severity of a determined man, "when I ultimately congratulate you, sir, with all my heart, on your accession to fortune—which, but that I never give hopes, I might say something further about—you will owe me nothing beyond whatever little balance may be then outstanding of the costs as between solicitor and client not included in the taxed costs…

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  • Elizabeth’s accession in 1558
  • we used to repeat the chronological order of the kings of England, with the dates of their accession, and most of the principal events of their reigns
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park

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