Definition of Escalates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of escalate) ¹



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Definition of Escalates

1. escalate [v] - See also: escalate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escalates

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escabeche
escabeches
escadrille
escadrilles
escae
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escaladers
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escallonia
escallonias
escallop

Literary usage of Escalates

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1. Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why by Earl H. Tilford, Jr. (1991)
"The Bombing Escalates After nine months under the gun, all North Vietnam had done was dig in its heels. On Christmas Eve 1965 President Johnson ordered a ..."

2. Adventure Guide Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia by Janet Arrowood (2006)
"the war escalates and more Americans (Green Berets) are committed to South ... Kennedy is assassinated and Johnson further escalates the US presence. ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1967 the problem escalates so rapidly that it gets out of hand before significant improvement is achieved —D. 3. Rowe, Reviews of Modern Physics. ..."

4. Report of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department edited by Warren Christopher (1998)
"As the suspect escalates or de-escalates his or her level of resistance or aggressiveness, the officer must react accordingly. The guidelines identify five ..."

5. Terrorism: U.S.-Russian Workshop Proceedings by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk (2004)
"If the threat of terrorist acts escalates, however, more stringent licensing procedures should be invoked for these materials and a limited list of other ..."

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