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Our school district hired a new counselor to augment our college counseling service.
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augmentation augment augmenter augmented augmenting augments augmentations
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  • Our school district hired a new counselor to augment our college counseling service.
  • The purpose of this exercise is to augment to natural vocabulary growth that comes with reading.
  • The recent speech augmented tensions in the Near East.
  • It has been lucrative work, augmented by a group that for years has been in constant need of his services:
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey

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  • ...the careful division of scraps of food, augmented by what he could find in the fields.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • as you may suppose, all this, instead of lessening, only augments his sorrows.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • They had blasted away at us all the way down to these logs, and they had augmented their fire with aimed rocket-propelled grenades.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • what longings after freedom took possession of his breast, and how his misery augmented, in proportion as he grew reflective and intelligent,
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • When you inspect your little kingdom, you will find in it some little improvement, your flocks increased, and your subjects augmented,
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • How much more this difficulty must be augmented in the case of those who are both deaf and blind!
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life

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  • The plan was for my squad to augment other units from different divisions on a hard push to Baghdad.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • was she of all the world who must uphold him in his misery and not augment it,
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • They confided to each other in an ideal intimacy, which nothing could augment, their most secret and most mysterious thoughts.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • No small number of these whaling seamen belong to the Azores, where the outward bound Nantucket whalers frequently touch to augment their crews from the hardy peasants of those rocky shores.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The Fremen guard that augmented the surviving Fedaykin took up stations around the room.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The libraries were augmented by donations
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • He was minded to augment his pace, but for the third time something barred his way.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • A long day’s dying, to augment our pain;
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • The guarded glance of half solicitude half curiosity augmented by friendliness
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Immediately a cordon of five thousand police, augmented by more than three thousand volunteers, was thrown about the Black Belt.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • The procession moved on, and still on, through ever augmenting splendours ... of welcome;
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • It served to augment a mental disturbance previously evident enough.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • He does smile his face into more lines than is in the new map, with the augmentation of the Indies:
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • stood on the extremest verge of the swift brook, augmenting it with tears.
    William Shakespeare  --  As You Like It
  • he could do it without K.’s taking part, and K.’s presence would do nothing to augment the effect of it.
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • matter how cold the weather, she wore miniskirts to the salon. In the summer, she augmented that with skimpy halter tops; in the winter, tall leather boots.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • with an augmented greeting
    William Shakespeare  --  Antony and Cleopatra
  • On him alone, then, she concentrated all the various hatreds that resulted from her boredom, and every effort to diminish only augmented it; for this useless trouble was added to the other reasons for despair, and contributed still more to the separation between them.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • augmenting the dose
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • He had brought along a sack of chilies, and he dumped them liberally into his beans, feeling free to augment the dish with pieces of whatever varmints strayed into his path—rattlesnakes mostly, with an occasional armadillo.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • old prophecies augment her fears
    Virgil  --  The Aeneid
  • The crowd surges back, augmented, in a jubilant parade.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • Buzzed again. Augmented by a different cycling.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • Their footsteps beat then, on the wood, as though on the skin of an old, deep drum; they stamped to augment the effect,
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • Its population was sparse until augmented through the relocation subplan of the Great New York Urban Renewal Program, A.D. twenty-twenty-five through twenty-thirty.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • They augmented their diet with fish caught from the river, and Tally roasted a rabbit on a fire she’d built herself.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • With tears augmenting the fresh morning’s dew
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • what he is, augmented, would run to these and these extremities:
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • At such times, too, his face flamed with augmented blazonry, as if cannel coal had been heaped on anthracite.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • His body had been augmented in preparation for his awakening.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • I wanted to teach in the GED program, which was overseen by a staff teacher and augmented by prisoners who were "tutors."
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Normally those legs were fitted with slacks and loafers to augment his "professor" disguise, but today it seemed Chiron was going for a different look.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Certainly it would not make me rich, though I suspect I might in some small way augment an income badly depleted by the needs of your poor aunts down in N.C. But I am balked by the aforementioned serious qualms and reservations.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Tonight was plainly special; the young lad who played the pipes at Hall had been augmented by two other pipers, one a man whose bearing and ivory-mounted pipes proclaimed him a master piper.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • It has the paradoxical and I know calculated—effect of both shrinking and augmenting the misfortune.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • If Galbatorix has augmented the Urgals’ ranks with his own men, we don’t stand a chance.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • She was confident of having performed her duty, and to fret over unavoidable evils, or augment them by anxiety, was no part of her disposition.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • It may be supposed that his desire to hear the conversation was augmented by this discovery.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • My sufferings were augmented also by the oppressive sense of the injustice and ingratitude of their infliction.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The scene was lit with the gemlike flameless lanterns, augmented by constellations of swirling fireflies.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
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