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accession -- as in: accession to the throne
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Hard Times
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  • The round of visits was made; and Mr. James Harthouse, with a discreet use of his blue coaching, came off triumphantly, though with a considerable accession of boredom.

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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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