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aug·ment·ed

 (ôg-mĕn′tĭd)
adj. Music
Larger by a semitone than the corresponding major or perfect interval.

augmented

(ɔːɡˈmɛntɪd)
adj
1. (Music, other) music (of an interval) increased or expanded from the state of being perfect or major by the raising of the higher note or the dropping of the lower note by one semitone: C to G is a perfect fifth, but C to G sharp is an augmented fifth. Compare diminished2
2. (Music, other) music
a. denoting a chord based upon an augmented triad: an augmented seventh chord.
b. denoting a triad consisting of the root plus a major third and an augmented fifth
c. (postpositive) (esp in jazz) denoting a chord having as its root the note specified: D augmented.
3. having been increased, esp in number: an augmented orchestra.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.augmented - added to or made greater in amount or number or strengthaugmented - added to or made greater in amount or number or strength; "his augmented renown"; "a greatly augmented collection of books"
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree
Translations

augmented

adj (Mus) fourth, fifthübermäßig
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The half a dozen cabins scattered along the banks of the North Fork, as if by some overflow of that capricious river, had become augmented during a week of fierce excitement by twenty or thirty others, that were huddled together on the narrow gorge of Devil's Spur, or cast up on its steep sides.
It was the commencement of his gang, to be augmented, as the boat moved on, by various other merchandise of the same kind, which he, or his agent, had stored for him in various points along shore.
It augmented fast, it spread all along, and it unmistakably furnished me this fact: an armed host was taking up its quarters in the ditch.
It deals so largely in pain that its scattered delights are prodigiously augmented by the contrasts.
what longings after freedom took possession of his breast, and how his misery augmented, in proportion as he grew reflective and intelligent,--thus demonstrating that a happy slave is an extinct man
THESE assured him that his exertion had produced an increase of good-will towards himself, and THESE gave Elinor hopes of its being farther augmented hereafter; but Mrs.
There was something ascetic in her look, which was augmented by the extreme plainness of a straight-skirted, black, stuff dress, a starched linen collar, hair combed away from the temples, and the nun-like ornament of a string of ebony beads and a crucifix.
After the mother's death, Michael had five thousand pounds, to set against Andrew's inheritance augmented to one hundred thousand, and Selina's inheritance increased to fifty thousand.
It has gradually augmented, until it assumes the appearance of aberration of intellect.
At this point, Joe greatly augmented my curiosity by taking the utmost pains to open his mouth very wide, and to put it into the form of a word that looked to me like "sulks.
Hence then, and evil go with thee along Thy ofspring, to the place of evil, Hell, Thou and thy wicked crew; there mingle broiles, Ere this avenging Sword begin thy doome, Or som more sudden vengeance wing'd from God Precipitate thee with augmented paine.
The shouts of both parties augmented the fearful din, the assailants crying, ``Saint George for merry England

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