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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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