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redouble

verb

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1 to make markedly greater in measure or degree
  • rescuers redoubled their efforts to reach the people buried in the rubble after unexpectedly hearing someone call for help

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2 to make twice as great or as many
  • if we redouble the recipe, we'll have enough cookies for everyone

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The first known use of redouble was in the 15th century

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“Redouble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/redouble. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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