Root Word of the Day: INCREMENTAL

incremental (adj) – increasing or adding in small or gradual steps
— an increment is the result or process of addition, increase, or growth
BREAKDOWN: IN- (into) + CRE- (grow) + -MENT (state of) + -AL (pertaining to)

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This word is built on the root CRE-, which means to grow or increase.
Common CRE- words include crescent, crew, decrease, or increase.
More esoteric CRE- words include accretive and decremental.

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