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stepped-up

[stept-uhp] /ˈstɛptˈʌp/
adjective
1.
increased; augmented; expanded; heightened:
a stepped-up fundraising campaign.
Origin
1900-1905
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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