crescentic

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From crescent ‎((growing) half moon) +‎ -ic. More at crescent.

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crescentic ‎(comparative more crescentic, superlative most crescentic)

  1. Grwing, increasing, gaining size, etc.
  2. Crescent-shaped.
    • 1972, Vladimir Nabokov, Transparent Things, McGraw-Hill 1972, p. 25:
      Twin dimples of the crescentic type came down her tanned cheeks on the sides of her mournful mouth.

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