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Augment

Aug`ment´
v. t.1.To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by reëforcements; rain augments a stream; impatience augments an evil.
[imp. & p. p. Augmented; p. pr. & vb. n. Augmenting.]
But their spite still serves
His glory to augment.
- Milton.
2.(Gram.) To add an augment to.
v. i.1.To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments by rain.
n.1.Enlargement by addition; increase.
2.(Gram.) A vowel prefixed, or a lengthening of the initial vowel, to mark past time, as in Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
Verb1.augment - enlarge or increase; "The recent speech of the PLO chairman augmented tensions in the Near East"
2.augment - grow or intensify; "The pressure augmented"
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auf wiedersehen
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Aug
AUGE
Augean
Augean stable
Augean stables
Augeas
augend
Auger
Auger bit
Auget
Aught
Augite
Augitic
-- Augment --
Augmentable
Augmentation
Augmentation court
Augmentative
augmented
Augmented Backus-Naur Form
Augmented interval
Augmenter
Augmentin
Augrim
Augrim stones
Augsburg Confession
Augupia verforum sunt judice indigna
Augur
Augural
Augurate
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