Sentence Examples


  • This structure was twice as long as the last one and was augmented by a downstream modern bridge.
  • Later, the serendipitous drippings were augmented by additional piping, carrying excess water to spray even more surface of the rock walls.
  • For the city of Rome he did much; ancient buildings were excavated and preserved by his direction; chairs of natural science and archaeology were founded in the university; and extensive purchases were made for the Vatican museum, which was augmented by the addition of the beautiful Braccio Nuovo, or new wing.
  • Successful feuds with the bishops of Strassburg and Basel further augmented his wealth and his reputation; rights over various tracts of land were purchased from abbots and others; and he was also the possessor of large estates in the regions now known as Switzerland and Alsace.
  • According to the custom of the time he had augmented his slender salary by private trade.

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