Increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions: the cumulative effect of two years of drought
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- Quarter point increases sound harmless, but it is their cumulative effect that causes the pain.
- Worst of all may be the cumulative or snowball effects on future generations.
- The effects are cumulative so the more often you fight the more chance you have of being injured.
increasing, accumulative, accumulating, growing, progressive, accruing, snowballing, mounting;
collective, aggregate, amassed;
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- Findings about an important society may be compared to findings from research in other world areas, thereby contributing to the quest for theoretical cumulativeness.
- The distinctness and cumulativeness of the knowledge construct are not due to chance.
- The matrix shows that the cumulativeness of the scale is not perfect, however.
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