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 for pile up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pile up
      v 1: collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my
           office"; "The work keeps piling up" [syn: accumulate,
           cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass]
      2: arrange into piles or stacks; "She piled up her books in my
         living room" [syn: pile up, heap up, stack up]
      3: get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the
         man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of
         data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune" [syn:
         roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass,
         compile, hoard]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "pile up":
     accumulate, amass, backlog, bank, bank up, beach, cast away,
     collect, cumulate, drift, garner, garner up, gather into barns,
     ground, heap, heap up, hide, hill, hoard, hoard up, hold, keep,
     lay up, mound, pile, put up, pyramid, rick, run aground, save,
     save up, secrete, shipwreck, squirrel, squirrel away, stack,
     stack up, stock up, stockpile, store up, strand, take the ground,
     treasure, treasure up, wreck

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