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redouble

Verb

1 double in magnitude, extent, or intensity; "The enemy redoubled their screaming on the radio"
2 double again; "The noise doubled and redoubled"
3 make twice as great or intense; "The screaming redoubled"

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Etymology

Verb

  1. To double, especially to double again
  2. To double an opponents doubling bid
  3. To become twice as big

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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