The Iranian government is now under more pressure than ever before, and that pressure is increasing.
An increasing number of other bloggers do so as well: Mike Adamick writes about fatherhood on his blog Cry It Out.
The CDC points to the rate at which the cases are increasing as evidence that the numbers are too low.
When it comes to the increasing number of rape allegations leveled at Bill Cosby, the smoke is becoming impenetrable.
Whenever those questions come, and they do with increasing regularity, he pulls an awkward grimace, as if to say, “This again?”
These social and industrial functions have been increasing of late.
The crowd was increasing thick, and Beecot was at a loss what to do.
They were in debt to Mr. Cocke in a large and yearly increasing sum.
Hour after hour it goes on during the night, increasing as the dawn approaches.
The wind was blowing hard, increasing in time to quite a gale.
early 14c., "become greater in size or number; to cause to grow, enlarge," from Anglo-French encress-, Old French encreiss-, present participle stem of encreistre, from Latin increscere "to increase, to grow upon, grow over, swell, grow into," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + crescere "to grow" (see crescent). Latin spelling restored 15c. Related: Increased; increasing.
late 14c., "action of increasing; results of an increasing," from increase (v.).