grow, arise, increase
If something, such as a sound, is undergoing a crescendo, it is getting louder and louder or increasing in intensity and is about to reach its peak strength.
When interest on money or personal benefits accrues, it gradually increases or builds up over time.
resembling the new moon in shape
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
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