Example sentences for: amass

How can you use “amass” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A weakened and suddenly unstable Communist Party installed former First Secretary Gomulka as leader without consulting Moscow, an event that prompted Soviet, East German, and Czech troops to amass on the Polish borders.

  • On one occasion, I had spent half my allowance on an expensive pair of sneakers, and when she told me I should have bought a cheaper brand, I simply betmoaned my small stipend and wondered if I would ever amass any significant sum of money.

  • In May and June, the U.S. government received a flurry of ominous reports, including more information about chemical weapons training or development at the Derunta camp and possible attempts to amass nuclear material at Herat.

  • It's an odd maxim for a man whose work is dedicated to the idea that the way to amass wealth is to take it, not create it.

  • BBC News reports that Oxford University scientists have determined that locusts attract other locusts with chemical signals to amass swarms that can strip a field bare within hours.

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