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accumulate
used in Babbitt

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Definition
to collect or gradually increase
  • Week by week he accumulated nervousness.
    Chapter 16 (10% in)
  • They worked perhaps two hours a day, and the rest of the time they ate chocolates, went to the motion-pictures, went window-shopping, went in gossiping twos and threes to card-parties, read magazines, thought timorously of the lovers who never appeared, and accumulated a splendid restlessness which they got rid of by nagging their husbands.
    Chapter 9 (8% in)
  • He lost the accumulated weariness of business—worry and expansive oratory; he felt young and potential.
    Chapter 17 (56% in)

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