Example sentences for: amass

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

  • The DNC's failure to amass cash is attributed to its lack of a finance chair, donors' doubts about the party's presidential prospects, and the dissipation of President Clinton's fund-raising power.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Weak governors also face limits of one or two terms, making them automatic lame ducks: They tend to govern less independently and exercise less clout with legislatures than strong governors, who, because they can repeatedly succeed themselves, amass more and more political power.


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