[ in-kres-uhnt ]
/ ɪnˈkrɛs ənt /
increasing or waxing, as the moon.
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Origin of increscent
OTHER WORDS FROM increscentin·cres·cence, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for increscent
Increscent, in-kres′ent, adj. increasing, growing (of the moon).
British Dictionary definitions for increscent
/ (ɪnˈkrɛsənt) /
(esp of the moon) increasing in size; waxing
Word Origin for increscent
C16: from Latin incrēscēns
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