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steepen

[stee-puh n] /ˈsti pən/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to make or become steeper.
Origin of steepen
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; steep1 + -en1
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British Dictionary definitions for steepen

steepen

/ˈstiːpən/
verb
1.
to become or cause to become steep or steeper
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