: Violence escalated during the election.
: The shooting escalated the existing hostility.
: The tech 1 escalated the caller to a tech 2.
: Gradually, the town burgeoned into a thriving city.
: ux|en|When you pick up the bag, make sure to support the bottom.
: ux|en|Can you pick up a pint of milk on your way home?
*: "I dont want to spoil any comparison you are going to make," said Jim, "but I was at Winchester and New College." ¶ "That will do," said Mackenzie. "I was dragged up at the workhouse school till I was twelve. Then I ran away and sold papers in the streets, and anything else that I could pick up a few coppers by—except steal.nb..."
: ux|en|Arent you going to pick up after yourself?
*: The floor was strewn with bright snips of origami paper, a crumpled drawing, and one dirty sock, which Amy now shoved under the bed with her foot. ¶ "Youre lucky," said Marla. "My mother makes me pick up my room every single day."
: ux|en|Ill pick you up outside the library.
: ux|en|The cops have picked up the man they were looking for.
: ux|en|Prices seem to be picking up again. I was in bed sick this morning, but Im picking up now.
: ux|en|Lets pick up where we left off yesterday.
*: Picking up eight years after The Dark Knight left off, the film finds Gotham enjoying a tenuous peace based on Harvey Dent’s moral ideals rather than the ugly truth of his demise.
: ux|en|It looks complicated, but youll soon pick it up.
: ux|en|With the new antenna, I can pick up stations all the way from Omaha.
: ux|en|Did you pick up his nervousness? Did you pick up on his nervousness?
: ux|en|Shes always picking me up on my grammar.
: ux|en|He was in the fabric store not to buy fabric but to pick up women. She could tell he intended to pick up on her. nowrap|Did you pick up at the party nowrap|last night?
: ux|en|Im calling him, but he just isnt picking up!
: ux|en|The company will pick up lunch with customers for sales calls.
*: ...they pick me up when Im feeling blue
*: The waters increased and bare up the ark.
*: The heavens forbid / But that our loves and comforts should increase, / Even as our days do grow!
*: Fishes are more numerous of increasing than beasts or birds, as appears by their numerous spawn.
: The Moon increases.
: The monthly financial statements show all the actual but only some of the accrued expenses.
: ux|en|What role does the wax in your earhole fulfill?
*: "You telling me you know who really waxed him and your mom?" / "Yeah," she lied. / "Just who pulled the trigger or who ordered it to be pulled?"
: ux|en|to [[wax lyrical]]; to wax eloquent; to [[wax wode]]
*: For nature, crescent, does not grow alone / In thews and bulks, but, as this temple waxes, / The inward service of the mind and soul / Grows wide withal.
*: ‘Thats him to a T,’ she would murmur; or, ‘Just wait till he reads this’; or, ‘Ah, wont that put him in a wax!’
: the balloon of St. Pauls Cathedral in London
: His stomach ballooned from eating such a large meal.
: Prices will balloon if we dont act quickly.
: Children grow quickly.
: Flowers grew on the trees as summer approached.
: A long tail began to grow from his backside.
: He grows peppers and squash each summer in his garden.
: Have you ever grown your hair before?
: The boy grew wise as he matured.
: The town grew smaller and smaller in the distance as we travelled.
: You have grown strong.
*: Our knees shall kneel till to the ground they grow.
: Poor boys often have to wear whatever a big brother has outgrown.
: I used to have allergies but I outgrew all of them.
: Some people blame God for their troubles, but one must outgrow such notions.
: The best adapted plant varieties tend to outgrow those less adapted.
: ux|en|We watched the balloon rise.
: ux|en|This elm tree rises to a height of seventy feet.
: ux|en|The path rises as you approach the foot of the hill.
*: And still the hours passed, and at last I knew by the glimmer of light in the tomb above that the sun had risen again, and a maddening thirst had hold of me. And then I thought of all the barrels piled up in the vault and of the liquor that they held; and stuck not because twas spirit, for I would scarce have paused to sate that thirst even with molten lead.
: ux|en|The sun was rising in the East.
: ux|en|to rise from a chair or from a fall
*: He that would thrive must rise by five.
: ux|en|he rose from the grave; he is risen!
: ux|en|The committee rose after agreeing to the report.
*: It was near nine...before the House rose.
*: among the rising theologians of Germany
*: Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.
: ux|en|to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest.
: ux|en|to rise a tone or semitone
*: Professor Peter Crome, chair of the audits steering group, said the report "provides further concrete evidence that the care of patients with dementia in hospital is in need of a radical shake-up". While a few hospitals had risen to the challenge of improving patients experiences, many have not, he said. The report recommends that all staff receive basic dementia awareness training, and staffing levels should be maintained to help such patients.
: ux|en|Has that dough risen yet?
*: The majestic Marannon, or Amazon River, rises out of the Lake Launcocha, situated in the province of Tarma, in 10° 14? south latitude, and ten leagues to the north of Pasco.
: ux|en|a noise rose on the air; odour rises from the flower
*: At our heels all hell should rise / With blackest insurrection.
*: No more shall nation against nation rise.
*: A thought rose in me, which often perplexes men of contemplative natures.
: to rise a hill
: to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water
: to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it
*: Until we rose the bark we could not pretend to call it a chase.
*: He, rising with small honour from Gunza,...was gone.
*: There chanced to the princes hand to rise / An ancient book.
: The rise of the tide.
: There was a rise of nearly two degrees since yesterday.
: Exercise is usually accompanied by a temporary rise in blood pressure.
: The rise of the working class.
: The rise of the printing press.
: The rise of the feminists.
: The rise of his pants was so low that his tailbone was exposed.
: The governor just gave me a rise of 2-pounds-6.
*: I went along up the bank with one eye out for pap and t?other one out for what the rise might fetch along.
: I knew that would get a rise out of him.
: The money from renting out a spare room can augment a salary.