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augmentative

(og-men′tă-tiv) [L. augmentare, to increase, grow]
Able to enlarge or increase.
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Kaltenbach and their associates designed the Veterans Affairs Colorectal Lesion Interpretation and Diagnosis (VALID) study to test the hypothesis that colonoscopy with a high-definition, narrow-band imaging, dual-focus colonoscope could increase the rate of accurate, high-confidence histology predictions of diminutive polyps.
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Spanish diminutive formation is analyzed in terms of analogy, more precisely within the computationally explicit framework of analogical modeling of language (AML; Skousen 1989, 1992).
One of the etymological mysteries of contemporary English historical linguistics is the origin of the diminutive suffix -y, -ie, which first appeared during the Middle English Period.
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could continue a real existence when they were repeatedly appearing on the pages of poems in which they were being continually dressed in diminutive garments a nd fed infinitesimal baked insects.
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