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Noun
A gradual accumulation or increase, typically of something negative that leads to a problem
“The tremendous build-up of pressure caused it to break which led to Mr McKenna's death.”
Noun
A period of excitement and preparation before a significant event
“That didn't stop us from enjoying the build-up to one of the biggest games we have ever prepared for as a nation.”
Noun
A gradual accumulation or increase, typically of something negative that leads to a problem
“The build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.”
Noun
The giving out of information about a product, person, or company for advertising or promotional purposes
Noun
A material or structure formed from a mass of fragments or particles loosely compacted together
Noun
The action of magnifying something or the process of being magnified
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The action of depositing something
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The act or process of collecting in a mass
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The time just before an event
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A large body of matter with no definite shape
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Something done to get ready for an event or undertaking
Verb
To augment or make something greater
more ❯
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To come into possession of
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
more ❯
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(of a settlement) To plan and begin the building of
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To enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient
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Gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of
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Publicize for the purpose of selling or causing one to want
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To become improved or more advanced
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To add to the interest of by including made-up details
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To cause to gain weight by means of feeding
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Countdown, preparation
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Restore
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Charm someone with flattery
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To make greater in size, amount, or number
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To express approval or admiration of
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To come or bring together as a group
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