stepped-up

[stept-uhp]
adjective
increased; augmented; expanded; heightened: a stepped-up fundraising campaign.

Origin:
1900–05

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In fact, both are known to decrease during stepped-up activity, including exercise.
Even with his stepped-up rhetoric that really doesn't seem to me to be what's happening.
Stepped-up sanctions are hardly useful when confronting a regime that starves its own people.
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