redoubled


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re·dou·ble

 (rē-dŭb′əl)
v. re·dou·bled, re·dou·bling, re·dou·bles
v.tr.
1. To double.
2. To repeat.
3. Games To double the doubling bid of (an opponent) in bridge.
v.intr.
1. To become twice as great.
2. Games To double a double in bridge.

re·dou′ble n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.redoubled - become much greater in intensity or size or amount; "we faced redoubled attacks from the enemy"; "despite our redoubled efforts"
increased - made greater in size or amount or degree
References in classic literature ?
She, recognizing that she was wrong, though she did not say so, became tenderer to him, and they experienced new, redoubled happiness in their love.
While he was sending a rather indifferent glance around the audience, the tumult redoubled.
In any case he remained motionless, while I, hearing, as I thought, the sound of some help approaching, pressed against him with redoubled vigour, and continued to shout for assistance.
But then it was brilliantly new and surprising; it seemed to be the last word that could be said for the truth in fiction; and it had a spell that held us like an anesthetic above the ache of parting, and the anxiety for the years that must pass, with all their redoubled chances, before our home circle could be made whole again.
He fancied that every wave behind him was a pursuing boat, and he redoubled his exertions, increasing rapidly his distance from the chateau, but exhausting his strength.
Our retreat inspired them with courage; they redoubled their cries, and posted themselves on an eminence near at hand that overlooked us; there they insulted us by brandishing their lances and daggers.
A wild cry of exultation arose from the Heliumite squadron, and with redoubled ferocity they fell upon the Zodangan fleet.
The disciples of the prophet had since redoubled their efforts, and resisted, by words at least, the authority of Congress.
By the ministry of his faithful wife he gradually recovered, reviving to a redoubled love for her, and hatred of his tribe.
The night passed without accident, but in such profound obscurity, that it was necessary to use redoubled vigilance.
Every one sighed, coughed, and redoubled his attention.
Taken in by the stratagem of Rosa, who had feigned to put it in the ground, and entertaining no doubt that this little farce had been played in order to force him to betray himself, he redoubled his precaution, and employed every means suggested by his crafty nature to watch the others without being watched himself.