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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 more and more

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 More, adv.
 1. In a greater quantity; in or to a greater extent or degree. (a) With a verb or participle.
 Admiring more
 The riches of Heaven's pavement.   --Milton.
 (b) With an adjective or adverb (instead of the suffix -er) to form the comparative degree; as, more durable; more active; more sweetly.
    Happy here, and more happy hereafter.   --Bacon.
 Note:Double comparatives were common among writers of the Elizabeth period, and for some time later; as, more brighter; more dearer.
 The duke of Milan
 And his more braver daughter.   --Shak.
 2. In addition; further; besides; again.
 Yet once more, O ye laurels, and once more,
 Ye myrtles brown, with ivy never sere,
 I come to pluck your berries harsh and crude.   --Milton.
 More and more, with continual increase. “Amon trespassed more and more.” --2 Chron. xxxiii. 23.
 The more, to a greater degree; by an added quantity; for a reason already specified.
 The more -- the more, by how much more -- by so much more. The more he praised it in himself, the more he seems to suspect that in very deed it was not in him.” --Milton.
 To be no more, to have ceased to be; as, Cassius is no more; Troy is no more.
 Those oracles which set the world in flames,
 Nor ceased to burn till kingdoms were no more.   --Byron.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 more and more
      adv : advancing in amount or intensity; "she became increasingly
            depressed" [syn: increasingly, progressively]