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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of centuple.

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Examples

  • I refuse your munificence; a besant from your worthy hand, or that of your noble-minded lady, were centupled in its value, by the eminence of the persons from whom it came.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Were Overreach's 'states thrice centupled; his daughter

    The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 4, April 1810

  • Our capital would infallibly have been quadrupled, -- what do I say? decupled, centupled, in a short space of time.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 47, September, 1861

  • Ever and anon the parlour door opened, and a lusty ring of the hand-bell summoned the hostess into that now mysterious room: and the volley of questions which assailed her on her return were enough to overturn the very moderate stock of patience which she possessed, had it been centupled.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 579, December 8, 1832

  • The surprises are centupled in the animal; and are raised to an unknown degree in man.

    Caesar or Nothing

  • He was so helpless that even flight seemed of no use; and though she kept on whispering, “Go to Doramin, go to Doramin,” with feverish insistence, he realised that for him there was no refuge from that loneliness which centupled all his dangers except — in her.

    Lord Jim

  • He was so helpless that even flight seemed of no use; and though she kept on whispering, "Go to Doramin, go to Doramin," with feverish insistence, he realised that for him there was no refuge from that loneliness which centupled all his dangers except -- in her.

    Lord Jim

  • With the population of the Republic gradually increasing -- it could be centupled and there would still be plenty of room for as many people again -- the São Paulo State will one day supply most of the meat for the principal markets of Brazil.

    Across Unknown South America

  • Since I got back among the better people my life has been trebled -- oh, centupled -- in value! '

    The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories

  • Thus he was made free; and prosperity came to him with his freedom; and whatsoever he gave to the sacred earth was returned to him centupled; and his servants loved him and blessed the beautiful Tchi, so silent and yet so kindly to all about her.

    Some Chinese Ghosts

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