What is the opposite of shorten?

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Opposite of make or become shorter
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Opposite of to summarize a text or speech
“He consistently demonstrates his ability perspicaciously to elaborate on a given scene, theme, or aspect of his novels or short stories.”
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Opposite of to lower in length or size
“You can expand the size of the balloon by blowing into it.”
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Opposite of become or make smaller in size or amount
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Opposite of to make a written summary of (an article or book)
“The journalist would press him again to detail the contents of the agreement.”
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Opposite of to cut or remove the upper part of
“My professional opinion is to leave the top part and take off those unsightly sideburns.”
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Opposite of to summarize
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Opposite of to fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Opposite of to decrease in size, number, or range
“With a healthy sales forecast for the upcoming year, management has endorsed a request to expand the team's headcount by two.”
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Opposite of to shorten (a garment) or make it smaller
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