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What is another word for build-up?

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Noun
A gradual accumulation or increase, typically of something negative that leads to a problem
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“The tremendous build-up of pressure caused it to break which led to Mr McKenna's death.”
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A period of excitement and preparation before a significant event
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“That didn't stop us from enjoying the build-up to one of the biggest games we have ever prepared for as a nation.”
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A gradual accumulation or increase, typically of something negative that leads to a problem
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“The build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.”
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The time just before an event
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A (typically sudden) spurt or build-up of something in great quantities
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The act of exaggerating or embellishing a statement or account
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(usually "preparations") Something done to get ready for an event or undertaking
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To augment or make something greater
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To come into possession of
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
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(of a settlement) To plan and begin the building of
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To make or get ready
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To become improved or more advanced
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To express approval or admiration of
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To acquire or store an increasing number or quantity of
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To flatter or compliment excessively
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To bring together or amass as a single group or collection
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To advertise or create publicity for
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(of a theory or suggestion) To put forward
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To state or claim too much
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To give greater praise than due
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To gain weight, especially muscle
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Give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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To (attempt to) influence, persuade or pressure someone, typically politically
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To do something repeatedly so as to become skilled
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To reconstruct something into its original, or an improved, condition
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To publicly recommend or support
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