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steepen

steep·en

steepen

pronunciation:
sti pn
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: steepened, steepening, steepens
definition: to incline at a greater angle.
Word Parts
The word steepen contains the following part:
-en1 Old English verb-forming suffix that means to cause to be or become or have
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The suffix -en1 forms verbs from monosyllabic English adjectives.