What is the opposite of lessen?

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Opposite of to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
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Opposite of to make or become less
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Opposite of to lower in character, dignity, or quality
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Opposite of to make less
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Opposite of to become weaker or of poorer quality
“The reception appeared to progressively recover as we shifted the antenna to a different location.”
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Opposite of to allay a situation that has escalated
“The police would no doubt argue that provocative goal celebrations could incite crowd trouble.”
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(of sound) Opposite of to lower in volume
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Opposite of make light of
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