For most Americans, Social Security isn't augmenting private saving; private saving is (just barely) augmenting Social Security.
Today, Krugman weighs in, augmenting a point I made and then making yet another point.
At the sight of this resolution, each one asked himself whether Charles, instead of curing the disease, was not augmenting it.
In fact, he found his anger receding rather than augmenting.
His design was to conquer the world, and his policy was to unite all parties in augmenting the national strength.
Others, more reverent, suffer the agony of augmenting shines.
Now the augmenting mists had shut off all the rest of the world.
Comparison is in every case a sure method of augmenting our esteem of any thing.
I have already said that, in passing through the cloud, the netting would gather moisture, augmenting the weight of the balloon.
Thus, the ratio is augmenting in Illinois, and decreasing in Missouri.
c.1400, from Old French augmenter "increase, enhance" (14c.), from Late Latin augmentare "to increase," from Latin augmentum "an increase," from augere "to increase, make big, enlarge, enrich," from PIE root *aug- "to increase" (cf. Sanskrit ojas- "strength;" Lithuanian augu "to grow," aukstas "high, of superior rank;" Greek auxo "increase," auxein "to increase;" Gothic aukan "to grow, increase;" Old English eacien "to increase"). Related: Augmented; augmenting. As a noun from early 15c.