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built-up

adjective

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as in amassed, aggregated

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built up

verb
past tense of build up

Synonyms & Antonyms of built up (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • static electricity built up on the cat's fur

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2 to gradually increase in
  • the roller coaster built up momentum

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3 to gradually form into a layer, pile, or mass
  • evidence that the toxic chemical builds up in the bloodstream to unhealthy levels

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“Built-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/built-up. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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