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escalate
used in No Easy Day

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Definition
increase in extent or intensity
  • "Sir, we will de-escalate if at all possible," he said.
    p. 177.3
  • This target quickly escalated into three separate firefights, and now we had reports of additional fighters advancing on our position.
    p. 133.6

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