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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amass  \A*mass"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Amassed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Amassing}.]  [F.  ambusher,  LL  amassare  L.  ad  +  massa  lump, 
  mass.  See  {Mass}.] 
  To  collect  into  a  mass  or  heap;  to  gather  a  great  quantity 
  of  to  accumulate;  as  to  amass  a  treasure  or  a  fortune;  to 
  amass  words  or  phrases. 
 
  The  life  Homer  has  been  written  by  amassing  all  the 
  traditions  and  hints  the  writers  could  meet  with 
  --Pope. 
 
  Syn:  To  accumulate;  heap  up  pile. 




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