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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. We know not exactly what the checks are in even one single instance.
So by degrees, as they saved a little money, the waste land began to be broken up; spade husbandry and small holdings increased; so did the value of property on the mountain.
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. Thus, on the same territory, she was able to support a far larger population.
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.
As in urban areas, most of the impact would come from a reduced dependence on fossil fuels due to increased productivity from cropland and livestock, from reduced energy needs for heating and cooling on farmsteads, and by preventing some of the buildup of drifting snow, lessening the impact of operating snow removal equipment.
Efficacy is also increased when an individual observes a variety of models achieving success, instead of just one model.
In the l,478-page budget document released last week, Clinton cites increased partnerships between federal researchers and industry as the cornerstone of this proposed compact between science and the economy.
In midtown during the five-year period from 1995 to 2000, real estate taxes increased only 49 cents psf, or 5%.
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