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crescive

[kres-iv]
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  1. increasing; growing.
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Origin of crescive

1560–70; < Latin crēsc(ere) to increase + -ive
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Related Words for crescive

thriving, viable, flourishing, burgeoning, developing, maturing, budding, animate, living, swelling, crescent, waxing, mushrooming, enlarging, augmenting, crescive

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Historical Examples of 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