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Antonyms for increased

made greater in size or amount or degree

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Look at the most vigorous species; by as much as it swarms in numbers, by so much will its tendency to increase be still further increased.
If civilization is to spread itself, and production is to be increased, the people must be made to understand the way in which the interests of the individual harmonize with national interests which resolve themselves into facts, interests, and principles.
And meanwhile, the very next morning after the battle, the French army advanced of itself upon the Russians, carried forward by the force of its own momentum now seemingly increased in inverse proportion to the square of the distance from its aim.
First, the State Legislature of Alabama increased its annual appropriation from two thousand dollars to three thousand dollars; I might add that still later it increased this sum to four thousand five hundred dollars a year.
It has created enormous cities, has greatly increased the urban population as compared with the rural, and has thus rescued a considerable part of the population from the idiocy of rural life.
Nay more, in proportion as the use of machinery and division of labour increases, in the same proportion the burden of toil also increases, whether by prolongation of the working hours, by increase of the work exacted in a given time or by increased speed of the machinery, etc.
But when she awoke and inaugurated the machine-civilization, her productive power had been enormously increased.
It was produced by myriads of luminous animalculae, whose brilliancy was increased as they glided over the metallic hull of the vessel.
During several hours the Nautilus floated in these brilliant waves, and our admiration increased as we watched the marine monsters disporting themselves like salamanders.
Perhaps some atmospheric condition increased the intensity of this phenomenon.
Because this rise has been far too rapid to implicate any genetic basis for change, various environmental factors and lifestyle factors have been proposed, and most recently the "hygiene hypothesis" has been explored extensively (Bach 2002) as an explanation for increased asthma prevalence.
Of course, California's population increased during this same period, but not nearly as rapidly as county payroll expenditures.
A companion report, REBNY's Cooperative Report, found that the number of cooperative sales increased 47% from last year to 1,229 sales.
We do increase our rates; we have increased costs as it pertains to our fuel costs and our wages," Friesen says.
World total elastomer (natural and synthetic) consumption is estimated by the International Rubber Study Group to have increased from 16.
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