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-more use of prec. in advs. denoting place in the compar. degree, many of which have given rise to adjs. of the same form; added chiefly to advs. ending in -ER3; the majority of such words have parallel forms in -MOST. The earliest, further-more (XII), farthermore, and innermore (XIII), are based on Scand. forms (ON. -meir).