reescalate

verb
re·es·ca·late | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-skə-ˌlāt , nonstandard -skyə- \
variants: or re-escalate
reescalated or re-escalated; reescalating or re-escalating

Definition of reescalate 

: to escalate or become escalated again : to increase again in extent, volume, number, amount, intensity, or scope You have seen actions and retaliations take place that threaten to reescalate the situation. —Richard Boucher … with the failure of the Camp David summit in 2000 and the eruption of the second intifada, the conflict reescalated. —Soli Vered and Daniel Bar-Tal … meanwhile, inflation … declined to 6.5 percent in 1992, then reescalated to an estimated 32.0 percent in 1994 …Political Handbook of the World 1998

Other words from reescalate

reescalation \(ˌ)rē-ˌe-skə-ˈlā-shən, nonstandard-skyə- \ or re-escalation noun plural reescalations or re-escalations
a reescalation of prices/spending A reescalation of tensions between North Korea and the United States is weighing on international markets. MTI Econews

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