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crescive

[kres-iv]
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  1. increasing; growing.

Origin of crescive

1560–70; < Latin crēsc(ere) to increase + -ive
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Historical Examples

  • 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