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How to use augmenting in a sentence

A little crowd of idlers that had gathered was quickly augmenting now, and from some there came a cry of "Shame!"
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He had, therefore, rejected the idea of lowering the present interest by augmenting the capital of the debt.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Thus, the ratio is augmenting in Illinois, and decreasing in Missouri.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
Every footfall accelerated the completion, without augmenting, the certainty of evil.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
The population exceeds forty thousand and is augmenting, and trade is in a flourishing condition.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The number of the near-sighted is augmenting, as is also the number of those who become 'far-sighted' before old age.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
Provision was made for raising a regular army, and in case events should render it expedient, for augmenting it.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
The wind and sea augmenting, I was unable to keep the ship head to sea, and therefore bore up for the rendezvous of Oxia.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS, LORD COCHRANE, TENTH EARL OF DUNDONALD, VOL. IITHOMAS LORD COCHRANE
At the sight of this resolution, each one asked himself whether Charles, instead of curing the disease, was not augmenting it.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
With renewed diligence, he here resumed his labor of beating up recruits and of augmenting his stores.
HERNANDO CORTEZJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO AUGMENTING

  • addition
  • amplification
  • augmentation
  • augmenting
  • compounding
  • increase
  • manifolding
  • procreation
  • recurrence
  • reduplication
  • reduplification
  • repeating
  • repetition
  • reproduction
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