- increasing; growing.
Origin of crescive
1560–70; < Latin crēsc(ere) to increase + -ive
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Examples from the Web for crescive
They are crescive when they take shape in the mores, growing by the instinctive efforts by which the mores are produced.Folkways
William Graham Sumner