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What is the opposite of reduction?

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Opposite of the amount by which something is made smaller, less, or lower
“Another important mechanism of skill acquisition observed in this study was an increase in efficiency at carrying out a solution.”
Opposite of a subtraction or decrease, especially the price or cost of something
“Some of these transactions were considered improper because there was a markup in price plus commission.”
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.”
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.”
(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.”
Opposite of the action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
Opposite of a deduction or reduction, typically from the usual cost of something
“Can you explain what this ridiculous surcharge is for?”
Opposite of a reduction in a fee, cost or price, typically for a specific situation or category of person
Opposite of a lack or deficiency of something
“He felt hungry in the presence of food.”
Opposite of reduction or enfeeblement
Opposite of a concentrated form or essence of something
Opposite of that which damages, or the state of damaging, the quality or purity of something
Opposite of a general description or plan showing the essential features of something but without the detail
Opposite of something that impedes the progress or movement of someone or something
Opposite of a statement or assertion that makes another less absolute
Opposite of the process of separating something into its constituent elements
“During protein synthesis, templates are translated into a sequence of amino acids.”
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