raise/lower the temperature

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Definition of raise/lower the temperature

: to make people more/less angry about a situation The governor's speech raised/lowered the political temperature.

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“Raise/lower the temperature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raise%2Flower%20the%20temperature. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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