What is the opposite of lowering?

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Adjective
Opposite of filled or covered over with clouds
Adjective
Opposite of having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
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Opposite of causing someone to lose their dignity and the respect of others
Adjective
Opposite of that falls or fall
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in or damaging to dignity
Adjective
Opposite of improper, inappropriate, or generally undignified in nature
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to find fault too readily
Adjective
Opposite of passive
Noun
Opposite of a reduction of some sort in an existing program
Noun
Opposite of a lowering of rank or status
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to move something to a lower level
“Ensure you bend your knees before you lift anything heavy to prevent any injuries to your back.”
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Opposite of present participle for to go to a lower level, especially abruptly
“We watched the hot air balloons rise into the warm desert air.”
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Opposite of present participle for to decrease in size, amount, value, or degree
“Parents are advised to avoid becoming the sugar police, as it will simply encourage children to increase sugar intake as a statement of freedom.”
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Opposite of present participle for to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
“Jim was advised not to run for at least six weeks, as even light running could exacerbate his injury.”
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Opposite of present participle for to behave in a way that is perceived as unworthy or debased
“Man is born as a selfish animal, but he has to learn to elevate himself to act selflessly.”
Verb
(of a sound) Opposite of present participle for to make or become less in amount, intensity, or degree
“Could you please raise the volume so that I can sing along to this tune?”
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Opposite of present participle for to look angry or sullen
“Her daughter would send her photos of her grandchildren, and it would make her smile from ear to ear.”
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Opposite of present participle for to have a forbidding or gloomy expression or look
“After a short period of rain, the skies would clear and the sun would manifest itself in full.”
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