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  • v. Present participle of accelerate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Yes, I think that I wouldn't use the term accelerating.

  • For the 12 months ended in September, the producer price index rose by 4.0%, accelerating from a 3.1% annual increase in August.

    Trade Gap in U.S. Widened in August

  • In a statement, GIC, which manages Singapore's foreign-exchange reserves, said its average rate of return from its investments for the 20 years to March rose 7.1% in U.S. dollar terms, accelerating from a 20-year average 5.7% return a year earlier.

    Singapore GIC's Average Rate of Return Rises

  • From a year earlier, the index was up 16.44%, sharply accelerating from a 15.46% rise in the week to Sept. 11.

    India Food Prices Rise Again

  • People fail in accelerating weight loss due to various reasons such as the lack of a well-managed dieting schedule and also for not practicing physical exercises regularly.

    Family Meal Time Protects Against Eating Disorders

  • We are most interested in accelerating movements of all peoples to His Glory!

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  • MIAMI, FL - September 17: Growing ATM fraud could be a key factor in accelerating U.S. conversion to the chip card, as adoption of the Eurocard

    ATM ripoffs at SMA Banamex

  • It is not yet known whether aquaporins play a role in accelerating the large cellular water losses that must accompany freezing for colligative cryoprotection to be effective.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Now heat is a most potent factor in accelerating the fermentation of flour and water, and hence the unfortunate cook is constantly in disgrace with Tom, Dick, and Harry.

    HOUSEKEEPING IN THE KLONDIKE

  • Mr. JOHN C.M. MAcBETH: First, Major Warburton, I have to thank you on behalf of The Empire Club for your kindness in accelerating your speed a bit to give place to Captain Wilkins.

    Dunkirk to Dieppe and Beyond

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