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I watch them accumulating just as I watch the waves of the sea.

She fancied every man a seducer, and every hour an hour of accumulating peril!

All kinds of impressions, you see, had been accumulating, and they thronged like phantoms about me.

Some of those who are with us, and yet not of us, are accumulating wealth.

There it goes on accumulating as a result of industry; but what then?

What I have set aside as your share is untouched, and has been accumulating all these years.

The smouldering passion that had been accumulating for weeks boiled up.

Don't let the injury to Her and the weight on my conscience go on accumulating.

It is for you and our only child that I am accumulating a fortune.

Freeman daily asseverated that "they" were accumulating the stock.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from Latin accumulatus, past participle of accumulare "to heap up" (see accumulation). Related: Accumulated; accumulating.

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