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synonyms for escalated

  • expand
  • grow
  • heighten
  • intensify
  • mount
  • raise
  • rise
  • step up
  • widen
  • amplify
  • ascend
  • broaden
  • climb
  • enlarge
  • extend
  • magnify
  • scale
  • make worse

antonyms for escalated

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  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • drop
  • fall
  • halt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • slow
  • slump
  • stop
  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • descend
  • go down
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • weaken
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How to use escalated in a sentence

For more than 15 years domestic spending had soared as Federal programs multiplied, and the expense escalated annually.
COMPLETE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES FROM 1790 TO 2006VARIOUS
Financial burdens, however, escalated rapidly between 1886 and 1911.
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