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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 募る (tsunoru)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 募る (tsunoru)

Kana: つのる
Kanji: 募る
Romaji: tsunoru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to grow violent, to become stronger, to become worse, to invite contributions, etc., to solicit help, participation, etc., to recruit (e.g. soldiers)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

試して失敗すれば、穏健派の信頼を失い、過激派を勢いづかせ、当事者たちは以前より不信感を募らせ、疎遠になる。
tameshite shippai sureba, onkenha no shinrai o ushinai, kagekiha o ikioizuka se, toujishatachi wa izen yori fushinkan o tsunorase, soen ni naru.
Trying and failing could well discredit moderates, embolden extremists, and leave the parties more distrustful and estranged than before.

マナマでも初めから過剰な力を行使した結果、さらに多くの市民が怒りを募らせ、街頭へと足を運んでいた。
manama demo hajime kara kajou na chikara o koushi shita kekka, sara ni ooku no shimin ga ikari o tsunorase, gaitou e to ashi o hakonde ita.
A few early incidents of excessive force in Manama brought more angry citizens into the streets.

寒さは募るばかり。気温は毎日、数度ずつ下がっていくようだ。
samusa wa tsunoru bakari. kion wa mainichi, suudo zutsu sagatte iku you da.
It’s getting colder all the time. Every day the temperature seems to drop another few degrees.

そんなことがあって、ジェイソンのいらいらは刻一刻、募っていった。
sonna koto ga atte, jeison no iraira wa koku ikkoku, tsunotte itta.
All of this was making Jason edgier by the minute.

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