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

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Examples

  • As I understand it, President Bush's executive order from earlier this year "encreased" the "Emoluments" (salary) of the office of Secretary of State.

    BizzyBlog

  • 'encreased' the same errors; that thirteen or fourteen persons (it was reported) had been re-baptized at Sea Cunke, under which circumstances

    The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2. From 1620-1816

  • And against which if they have any prejudices, those prejudices may be very greatly encreased by having all choice between the two modes of inoculation taken away from them.

    Letter 111

  • The gloom & horror of which was not a little encreased by the impervious darkness occasioned by the close shade of thick woods.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Then, on the other side, my finding that though the Bill in general is abated, yet the City within the walls is encreased, and likely to continue so, and is close to our house there.

    2008 September

  • The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.

    Ratification

  • No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time: and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.

    Ratification

  • "No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time." that's the clause ... it's not the vote, it's the timing ...

    Pelosi Will Support Efforts To Get Hillary Past Wingnut Hurdle

  • The fact is that the SOS 'emoluments "have been encreased" during the period under examination, and there is no textual way to "undo" that, Saxbe fix nothwithstanding.

    Pelosi Will Support Efforts To Get Hillary Past Wingnut Hurdle

  • In this case, there was no action that can be said to "have encreased" anything: the president doesn't even have legislative authority, and legislature has taken no action.

    Senate Leadership Working To Get Hillary Past Wingnut Effort To Block Sec State Appointment

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