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Definition of more and more

: to a progressively increasing extent

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And as Gypsy Rose grew older, Dee Dee's diagnoses became more and more serious. Alexis Jones, Marie Claire, "How True Is 'The Act'? The Hulu Series' Backstory Is Chilling," 20 Mar. 2019 But more and more, women are divulging their efforts to become pregnant with one another—and with the world. Jancee Dunn, Vogue, "How California Became the World’s Fertility Treatment Destination," 13 Mar. 2019 As phones get thinner and thinner, battery life becomes more and more precious. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "Power Up With RavPower's Discounted Chargers and Power Banks," 26 Feb. 2019 From destroying the Sept of Baelor to torturing Ellaria Sand by making her witness the death of her own daughter, Cersei has proven that her quest for power is becoming more and more dangerous. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Game of Thrones Season 8: 18 Fan Theories to Know," 18 Mar. 2019 Here’s a diagram of what’s happening inside the brain as CTE grows more and more severe. Brian Resnick, Vox, "What a lifetime of playing football can do to the human brain," 4 Feb. 2019 And with home ownership rates decreasing in certain American towns and cities, there are also more and more abandoned or unoccupied houses popping up. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "No Joke, You Can Buy A House In Indiana For $1," 14 Jan. 2019 With more and more brands giving up exotic skins and banishing harmful practices in favor of alternatives Miley’s forward-looking outfits are more than a celebrity style moment. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Miley Cyrus Proves Cruelty-Free Fashion Is Fabulous," 7 Dec. 2018 Year over year, it's pumped more and more cash into new programming (reports indicate Netflix could drop anywhere from $8 billion to $13 billion on content this year, way more than HBO). Angela Watercutter, WIRED, "With 112 Emmy Nominations, Netflix Officially Rules Television," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of more and more

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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to move or proceed with twists and turns

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