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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb A*mass"
To collect into a mass or heap; to gather a great quantity of; to accumulate; as, to amass a treasure or a fortune; to amass words or phrases.

Etymology: F. ambusher, LL. amassare; L. ad + massa lump, mass. See Mass

noun A*mass"
A mass; a heap.

Etymology: OF. amasse, fr. ambusher

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Collect or gather
  2. Get or gather together ("She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis")

French amasser, Late Latin amassare, ad + massa (“lump, mass”). See mass.

  1. (obsolete) A mass; a heap.

Notable Persons Named Amass

Amass Amankona is a sports team member for the Charlotte Eagles.


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Past life for Amass born Jul 30, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 1350. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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