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Advanced maternal age dramatically increases the risk of maternal mortality as well as birth defects like Down Syndrome.

In Sierra Leone, the WHO report reads, “steep increases persist.”

Living in a society openly governed by force with those who have demonstrated their familiarity with it increases the danger.

In Silicon Valley proper, that number increases to $108,603, marking a 7.2 percent year-over-year increase.

But these dramatic increases in spending and teachers have not yielded a notable change in overall student outcomes.

In short, on my arrival I was at once much disappointed, and this disappointment rather increases than otherwise.

It is true that up to a certain point shortening the hours of labor actually increases the total product.

To suddenly discover oneself proficient where failure had been feared increases self esteem and adds to the sum of happiness.

It increases the general Impressionability, so that all First Impressions must be more vivid than they have ever been before.

The cost of this conversion naturally increases the longer action is deferred, and in any case would be very great.


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On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to increases, such as: development, raise, merger, hike, rise, and upsurge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.