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English verb: accrete

1. accrete (change) grow together (of plants and organs)


SamplesAfter many years the rose bushes grew together.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix


Domain categoryflora, plant, plant life

2. accrete (change) grow or become attached by accretion


SamplesThe story accreted emotion.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accumulate, amass, conglomerate, cumulate, gather, pile up









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