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 for accrued
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accrue \Ac*crue"\ ([a^]k*kr[udd]"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
     Accrued; p. pr. & vb. n. Accruing.] [See Accrue, n.,
     and cf. Accresce, Accrete.]
     1. To increase; to augment.
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              And though power failed, her courage did accrue.
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     2. To come to by way of increase; to arise or spring as a
        growth or result; to be added as increase, profit, or
        damage, especially as the produce of money lent. "Interest
        accrues to principal." --Abbott.
        [1913 Webster]
              The great and essential advantages accruing to
              society from the freedom of the press. --Junius.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: periodically accumulated over time; "accrued interest";
             "accrued leave" [syn: accrued, accumulated]

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