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accumulate
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to collect or gradually increase
  • Herbert probably would have been scratching his head in a most rueful manner at the sight of his accumulating figures.
    Chapter 34 (75% in)
  • This certainly had not a profitable appearance, and I shook my head as if I would imply that it would be difficult to lay by much accumulative capital from such a source of income.
    Chapter 22 (69% in)
  • Upon my unfortunate townsman all these incidents accumulated with playful effect.
    Chapter 31 (24% in)
  • It matters not what stranded ships repairing in dry docks I lost myself among, what old hulls of ships in course of being knocked to pieces, what ooze and slime and other dregs of tide, what yards of ship-builders and ship-breakers, what rusty anchors blindly biting into the ground, though for years off duty, what mountainous country of accumulated casks and timber, how many ropewalks that were not the Old Green Copper.
    Chapter 46 (5% in)

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