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.

  • A "binge reader," he makes it his hidden vocation to amass clues to the secret of anorexia.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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