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Verb (usu participle)


escalate, v.
1 intr. & tr. increase or develop (usu. rapidly) by stages.
2 tr. cause (an action, activity, or process) to become more intense.

escalation n.
back-form. f. ESCALATOR



boost, broaden, buoy up, cast up, climb, elevate, enlarge, erect, escalade, expand, grow, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hoick, hoist, hold up, increase, intensify, jerk up, knock up, levitate, lift, lift up, lob, loft, mount, perk up, raise, raise up, rear, rear up, rise, scale, set up, sky, spread, stick up, throw up, up, upbuoy, upcast, upclimb, upgo, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, upthrow, widen

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