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1. escalation

noun. ['ˌɛskəˈleɪʃən'] an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy.

Synonyms

  • step-up

Antonyms

  • de-escalate
  • reduce

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Words that Rhyme with Escalation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word escalation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Being aware of the prevalence of escalation of commitment can help to curtail it in your business.

Quotes containing the word escalation


1. Those who make conversations impossible, make escalation inevitable.
- Stefan Molyneux

2. de-escalation

noun. (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war).

Synonyms

  • decrease
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation
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