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augment
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

3 uses
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Definition
enlarge or increase
  • He was minded to augment his pace, but for the third time something barred his way.
    1.2.6 -- Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 -- The Broken Jug (13% in)
augment = increase
  • The waves of this crowd, augmented incessantly, dashed against the angles of the houses which projected here and there, like so many promontories, into the irregular basin of the place.
    1.1.1 -- Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 -- The Grand Hall (11% in)
  • Now, at the moment when the door had opened to admit the cardinal, the nine parts of self-esteem in Gringoire, swollen and expanded by the breath of popular admiration, were in a state of prodigious augmentation, beneath which disappeared, as though stifled, that imperceptible molecule of which we have just remarked upon in the constitution of poets; a precious ingredient, by the way, a ballast of reality and humanity, without which they would not touch the earth.
    1.1.3 -- Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 3 -- Monsieur the Cardinal (21% in)

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