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Sample sentences for the GRE study word augment

augment can be used as a verb

1.A long days dying to augment our paine. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.To gain new glories, or augment the old. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.In seeking to augment it, but still kee. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Nor store of treasons to augment my guilt. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.And those augment by generous wine and foo. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.In seeming to augment it wastes it Be advis'd. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7.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. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
8.No small number of these whaling seamen belong to the Azores, where the outward bound Nantucket whalers frequently touch to augment their crews from the hardy peasants of those rocky shores. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
9.To diminish the number of the shady, to augment the number of the luminous,--that is the object. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
10.In the other, there is often a scarcity, which necessarily augments their value. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
11."Yes," replied Combeferre, "that augments the projectile force, but diminishes the accuracy of the firing. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
12.The monopoly, indeed, raises the rate of mercantile profit and thereby augments somewhat the gain of our merchants. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
13.with which the market is almost always understocked upon such occasions, and augments the profits of the merchants who possess any considerable quantity of it. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
14.It augments the value of those materials by their wages, and by their masters' profits upon the whole stock of wages, materials, and instruments of trade employed in the business. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
15.The increase of paper money, it has been said, by augmenting the quantity, and consequently diminishing the value, of the whole currency, necessarily augments the money price of commodities. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
16.Over and above what is destined for their own subsistence, their industry annually affords a neat produce, of which the augmentation necessarily augments the revenue and wealth of their society. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
17.His capital employs, too, the sailors and carriers who transport his goods from one place to another and it augments the price of those goods by the value, not only of his profits, but of their wages. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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