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The Giver
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  • He couldn’t seem to stop, though for each lapse the discipline wand came again, escalating to a series of painful lashes that left marks on Asher’s legs.

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  • The insurgents escalated the use of roadside bombs.
  • It started out as an abrupt shriek, like simple surprise, but then escalated into pure terror.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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