- un·mount·ing, adjective
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How to use mounting in a sentence
My own three children — in the second, eighth and 10th grades — have been learning remotely since last March, so I can absolutely empathize with families’ mounting despair as the months drag on.Teacher: What Americans keep getting wrong about our unions during the pandemic | Valerie Strauss | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
At the close of trading yesterday there were mounting worries that the GameStop squeeze was hitting the wider markets.The epic GameStop short squeeze continues to roil global markets—even Bitcoin is off | Bernhard Warner | January 28, 2021 | Fortune
As spring turned to summer last year, Hong Kong faced a mounting mental health crisis.A design challenge helps DIYers solve the problems of lockdown life | Mary Hui | January 24, 2021 | Quartz
Other tech giants have joined Twitter and Facebook in taking action against the president and his allies in recent days amid mounting political tensions in the United States — and growing fears about deadly violence still to come.Twitter purged more than 70,000 accounts affiliated with QAnon following Capitol riot | Tony Romm, Elizabeth Dwoskin | January 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Parler had come under mounting pressure over the weekend as Google and then Apple pulled its app from their app stores over its role as a platform used to plan violent, illegal acts and its reluctance to moderate the site more stringently.
Confusion about who is financially backing the project is mounting.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution | Nina Lakhani | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It means mounting a campaign that reaches your voters with your message and turning them out on Election Day.
Stittsworth sighed and gazed out the window, whereupon he noticed a male goat mounting a female goat with extreme vigor.The Strange, True Tale of the Old-Timey Goat Testicle-Implanting 'Governor' | Penny Lane | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Political pressure was mounting tonight from veteran Conservative politicians on Cameron to take much tougher action against IS.Will The Latest ISIS Beheading Move Britain To Tougher Action? | Jamie Dettmer | September 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But those two identifications are still subjects of debate, a problem that adds to the suspense now mounting at Amphipolis.
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Its tiny wreath of smoke curled lightly about her, mounting up in the warm, bright room.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
Hexam watched her with an amused indulgence that in no wise tempered his mounting admiration.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
With a flush mounting to his cheeks, and his brows drawn together in perplexity, Garnache surveyed him.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Not, indeed, until the foreigner's foot was on the step preparatory to mounting did Garnache speak.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for mounting
another word for mount 1 (def. 13)
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