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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Make higher or more elevated

Usage examples (37)
  • With recession looming, the curve looks set to steepen further.
  • That caused Treasurys 'yield curve to steepen after days of flattening.
  • Instead, yield curves will steepen further, pushing up borrowing costs across the economy.
  • The falloff could steepen in coming months, threatening even more harm to the U.S. economy. for more
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