Thesaurus / increases


It increases his sense of power over untoward circumstances.

In every arranged society which lives and increases there is an internal movement of ascent and acquisition.

Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My TimeFranois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

Hard work develops strength, increases usefulness, and tends to length of days.

The Choctaw FreedmenRobert Elliott Flickinger

To focus the interest upon a few, to have the action centred in these few, increases the movement and intensity of the narrative.

English: Composition and LiteratureW. F. (William Franklin) Webster

It develops grace and muscular strength, increases circulation and respiration, and is cheering because of rhythm.

Machinery displaces the labor or increases the crop, according to circumstances; but usually both.

The Challenge of the CountryGeorge Walter Fiske

Light can never make a precious stone look dim; it only increases and develops its lustre.

Notes on the book of ExodusC. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh

The mystery which surrounds her increases the peculiarity of our situation.

The modern bridges are all level on the top, which increases their utility.

Fresh FieldsJohn Burroughs

Starting from zero the current increases to a maximum, decreases to zero, and is ready again for the same series of changes.


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