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steps up

verb
present tense third-person singular of step up

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to make markedly greater in measure or degree
  • candidates stepping up their campaigns as election day draws near
  • stepped up the pace to catch up with the others

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“Steps up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steps%20up. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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