- increasing or waxing, as the moon.
Origin of increscent
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Related Words for increscentaggregate, increasing, waxing, increscent, additive, chain, collective, heaped, accumulative, additory, advancing, amassed, augmenting, snowballing, summative
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Increscent, in-kres′ent, adj. increasing, growing (of the moon).
- (esp of the moon) increasing in size; waxing
Word Origin for increscent
C16: from Latin incrēscēns
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