AUGMENT in a Sentence

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augment
 v.  make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  They augment the grievances in such cases, although, in reality, the wrongs are not increased by them.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
2  They confided to each other in an ideal intimacy, which nothing could augment, their most secret and most mysterious thoughts.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—OLD PEOPLE ARE MADE TO GO OUT OPPORTUNELY
3  Absence, as is always the case in genuine and natural sentiments, had only served to augment the grandfather's love for the ungrateful child, who had gone off like a flash.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—THE OLD HEART AND THE YOUNG HEART IN THE PRES...
4  The two bridges, situated thus close together, augment the peril; the water hurries in formidable wise through the arches.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
5  The former Dantes proposed to augment, the latter to remedy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
6  In twenty minutes they were at Auteuil; the steward's emotion had continued to augment as they entered the village.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
7  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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
8  The vast white headless phantom floats further and further from the ship, and every rod that it so floats, what seem square roods of sharks and cubic roods of fowls, augment the murderous din.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 69. The Funeral.
9  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.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 41
10  Mrs. Norris, whose attachment seemed to augment with the demerits of her niece, would have had her received at home and countenanced by them all.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
11  Meanwhile, at the other end of the town there was in progress an event which was destined to augment still further the unpleasantness of our hero's position.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
12  s presence would do nothing to augment the effect of it.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
13  Unhappiness, which also possesses a clearness of vision of its own, augmented the small amount of daylight which existed in this mind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—THE INTERIOR OF DESPAIR
14  His discomfort was augmented by all the reflections which occurred to him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER VI—RES ANGUSTA
15  What augmented Father Gillenormand's secret suffering was, that he locked it all up within his breast, and did not allow its existence to be divined.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—MARIUS GROWN UP
Example Sentence:
1  Armies augment their forces by calling up reinforcements.
2  While searching for a way to augment the family income, she began making dolls.
3  The augmentation of the army began along traditional lines.