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centuple

[sen-tuh-puh l, -tyuh-] /ˈsɛn tə pəl, -tyə-/
adjective
1.
a hundred times as great; hundredfold.
verb (used with object), centupled, centupling.
2.
to increase 100 times.
Origin of centuple
1600-1610
1600-10; < Middle French < Late Latin centuplus, equivalent to Latin centu(m) 100 + -plus -fold
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  • I knew that thou wilt give him the centuple, and therefore thought only how I could reach thee the soonest.

    Caucasian Legends A. Goulbat

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