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amass
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • My father and grandfather built up the Community National Bank just to amass a fortune for themselves.
  • After a while, she asked, in the tone of a dryly statistical inquiry, "How much of a fortune has Midas Mulligan amassed in this valley?"
  • Those who had once simpered: "I don’t want to destroy the rich, I only want to seize a little of their surplus to help the poor, just a little, they’ll never miss it!"-then, later, had snapped: "The tycoons can stand being squeezed, they’ve amassed enough to last them for three generations"then, later, had yelled: "Why should the people suffer while businessmen have reserves to last a year?"-now were screaming: "Why should we starve while some people have reserves to last a week?"

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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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