augment

Definition: To make bigger

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The Bacchae of Euripides - By Euripides, John Edwin Sandys
...vtyavro 8 ' al ia -RRB- This is the first instance, in the present play, of the omission of the syllabic augment ....
The Writing and Selling of Fiction - By Paul Revere Reynolds
...Kupitrtrov must be written ` xu iirtrov, because the Attic tragic writers never omitted the augment in iambic metre : they did sometimes in the choral ode ?...
Pride & Prejudice - By Jane Austen
...She was confident of having performed her duty; and to fret over unavoidable evils, or augment them by anxiety, was no part of her disposition ....
Jane Eyre - By Charlotte Bront
...Instead of subsiding as night drew on, it seemed to augment its rush and deepen its roar : the trees blew steadfastly one way, never writhing round, and scarcely tossing back their boughs once in an hour; so continuous was the strain bending their branchy heads northward--the clouds drifted from pole to pole, fast...
A Tale of Two Cities - By Charles Dickens, Frederick S Boas, T. H. Allen
...But, she uttered no sound; and so strong was the voice within her, representing that it was she of all the world who must uphold him in his misery and not augment it, that it quickly raised her, even from that shock ....
Sense and Sensibility - By Jane Austen
...But as it was her determination to subdue it, and to prevent herself from appearing to suffer more than what all her family suffered on his going away, she did not adopt the method so judiciously employed by Marianne, on a similar occasion, to augment and fix her sorrow, by seeking silence, solitude, and idleness ....
The count of Monte-Cristo - By Alexandre Dumas
...The former Dantes proposed to augment, the \* latter to remedy ....
Mansfield Park - By Jane Austen, R. Brimley Johnson
...Mrs Norm, whose attachment seemed to augment with the demerits of her niece, would have had her recexved at home, and countenanced by them alL Sir Thomas would not hear of it; and Mrs Norm 's anger against Fanny was so much the greater, from conadering btr residence there as the motive ....
The Mysterious Island - By Jules Verne, Newell Convers Wyeth
...For this, it was enough to augment the flow of the little stream which supplied the interior of Granite House with water ....
Barchester Towers - By Anthony Trollope, Michael Sadleir
...At first this did but augment her grief !...
The Shadow Line - By Joseph Conrad
...I told him, with my systematic kindliness which always seemed to augment his surprise, that I did not want to make out anything ....
A Tramp Abroad - By Mark Twain
...Bassano even placed objects in the immediate vicinity of the supreme feature whose pretended purpose was to divert attention from it yet a little longer and thus delay and augment the surprise; for instance, to the right of it he has placed a stooping man with a cap so red that it is sure to hold the eye for a moment--to the left of it, some six feet away, he has placed a red-coated man on an inflated horse, and that coat plucks your eye to that locality the next moment ....
The American - By Henry James
...Did the fact that he was a solitary guest augment his credit or diminish it ?...