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 for The more and less
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  More \More\, n.
     1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds
        or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
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              And the children of Israel did so, and gathered,
              some more, some less.                 --Ex. xvi. 17.
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     2. That which is in addition; something other and further; an
        additional or greater amount.
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              They that would have more and more can never have
              enough.                               --L'Estrange.
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              O! That pang where more than madness lies. --Byron.
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     Any more.
        (a) Anything or something additional or further; as, I do
            not need any more.
        (b) Adverbially: Further; beyond a certain time; as, do
            not think any more about it.
  
     No more, not anything more; nothing in addition.
  
     The more and less, the high and low. [Obs.] --Shak. "All
        cried, both less and more." --Chaucer.
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