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accretive

adjective

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produced by a series of additions of identical or similar things
  • the story of his encounter with the bear was awash with accretive exaggeration, the bear becoming larger with each retelling of the tale

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The first known use of accretive was in 1661

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“Accretive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accretive. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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