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escalate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ESCALATE

1
to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number <as the war between the two countries escalated, it threatened to become a global conflict>
2
to make greater in size, amount, or number <the president promised to escalate the government's program to combat the dreaded disease>

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May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
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