- v. Simple past tense and past participle of accrete.
“accreted" is what tipped me off to what i was doing. ironically, i came by the word "accreted" honestly, laboring through many synonyms until i found the perfect geological/metaphorical term. but it was so mievillian that maybe it drug the rest of the paragraph into that territory behind it. who knows.”
“And "accreted" seems a particularly Miévillian verb.”
“Established in 1947 by an intrepid French female exile, this tiny, nicotine-patinated haunt hasn't changed since, only accreted more layers.”
“I am a multi degreed, multi lingual engineer with the experience, seasoning, and accreted record of accomplishment.”
“Eventually, more and more ideas accreted, and more and more solace, meaning, community, and perhaps even experiences of the sacred became attached to them.”
“The old argument (which I used to use myself) that at the core of the genre there's "SF" and then around it there's this accreted conglomeration of "Sci-Fi" just rings hollow to me now.”
“Eugene, this post demonstrates the very real conflict between the First Amendment and the speech-as-violation jurisprudence that has accreted under Title VII and similar laws.”
“Uh, Ed…the little round items pictured are not “invertebrate fossils” - they are accreted volcanic ash particles.”
“It is a difficult procces for accreted appraisers to arrive at a realistic number let alone a web site.”
“Mass accreted onto the white dwarf can result in flickering and quasi-periodic oscillations.”
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A roster of adjectives that infrequently surface in typical conversation and writing. Many are dredged from scientific or other technical jargon or sieved from examples of disused archaic forms.
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