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hoard
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
to gather something valuable and store it; or a collection of such things
  • The Japanese offered a rice ball to the man who killed the most flies, inspiring a cutthroat swatting competition and hoarding of flattened corpses.
    p. 223.7
  • They knitted special socks, some four feet long, and hoarded hollow bamboo reeds.
    p. 243.3
  • Seeing a table stacked with K rations, he began cramming the boxes under his shirt, brushing off an attendant who tried to assure him that he didn't have to hoard them, as no one was going to starve him anymore.
    p. 321.4
  • Some slept on their floors because they couldn't sleep on mattresses, ducked in terror when airliners flew over, or hoarded food.
    p. 347.6

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