What is the opposite of reduction?

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Opposite of the amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower in price
“Another important mechanism of skill acquisition observed in this study was an increase in efficiency at carrying out a solution.”
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Opposite of the act or state of alleviating or providing relief
“Experience suggests that exacerbation of symptoms may result from overambitious or overhasty attempts at exercise.”
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Opposite of a lowering of rank or status
“He was recently announced as the next Chief of Defence Force, a position he will take up on July 4, on promotion to air chief marshal.”
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Opposite of a subtraction or decrease in a given quantity
“Some of these transactions were considered improper because there was a markup in price plus commission.”
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(chemistry) Opposite of a reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced
“There is surprisingly little oxidation of the image, and the institute will be keeping it in a box filled with inert argon gas.”
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Opposite of a (gradual) diminishing or reduction in strength or efficacy
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Opposite of a deduction or reduction, typically from the usual cost of something
“Can you explain what this ridiculous surcharge is for?”
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Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
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Opposite of the property of being thrifty
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Opposite of an amount of money that can be earned or received free of tax
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Opposite of an excuse
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Opposite of a lack or deficiency of something
“He felt hungry in the presence of food.”
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Opposite of attenuation or enfeeblement
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Opposite of the act of severing or the state of being severed
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Opposite of a statement or assertion that makes another less absolute
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Opposite of that which damages, or the state of damaging, the quality or purity of something
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Opposite of the action of subordinating or the state of being subordinate
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Opposite of a general description or plan showing the essential features of something but without the detail
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Opposite of a concentrated essence
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Opposite of the process of separating something into its constituent elements
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