amonceler

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ Old French moncel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

amonceler

  1. (reflexive) to build up; to accumulate
    • 1862, Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, I.2.xiii:
      Des pensées inexprimables s'amoncelèrent ainsi en lui toute la journée.
      Inexpressible thoughts built up like this inside him all day long.
  2. (transitive, uncommon) to pile up

Conjugation[edit]

With the exception of appeler, jeter and their derived verbs, all verbs that used to double the consonants can also now be conjugated like amener.

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