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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accrue  \Ac*crue"\  ([a^]k*kr[udd]"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Accrued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Accruing}.]  [See  {Accrue},  n., 
  and  cf  {Accresce},  {Accrete}.] 
  1.  To  increase;  to  augment. 
 
  And  though  power  failed,  her  courage  did  accrue. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  come  to  by  way  of  increase;  to  arise  or  spring  as  a 
  growth  or  result;  to  be  added  as  increase,  profit,  or 
  damage,  especially  as  the  produce  of  money  lent. 
  ``Interest  accrues  to  principal.''  --Abbott. 
 
  The  great  and  essential  advantages  accruing  to 
  society  from  the  freedom  of  the  press.  --Junius. 




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