reincrease

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Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ increase.

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Verb[edit]

reincrease (third-person singular simple present reincreases, present participle reincreasing, simple past and past participle reincreased)

  1. To increase again. [from 16th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, VI.6:
      Tho when they did perceave / Their wounds recur'd, and forces reincreast, / Of that good Hermite both they tooke their leave […].