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escalate

verb

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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

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The first known use of escalate was in 1944

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“Escalate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/escalate. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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