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augment
used in David Copperfield

5 uses
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Definition enlarge or increase
  • It was a great augmentation of my uneasiness to be bereaved, at this eventful crisis, of the inestimable services of Miss Mills.
    Chapters 40-42 (21% in)
  • It was Mrs. Steerforth, who gave me her hand more coldly than of yore, and with an augmentation of her former stateliness of manner, but still, I perceived — and I was touched by it — with an ineffaceable remembrance of my old love for her son.
    Chapters 46-48 (22% in)
  • It has gradually augmented, until it assumes the appearance of aberration of intellect.
    Chapters 49-51 (7% in)
  • If the events I go on to relate, had not thickened around me, in the beginning to confuse, and in the end to augment, my affliction, it is possible (though I think not probable), that I might have fallen at once into this condition.
    Chapters 52-54 (66% in)
  • She, who so gloried in my fame, and so looked forward to its augmentation, well knew that I would labour on.
    Chapters 58-60 (9% in)

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