doubling


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increase by a factor of two

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raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2

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Having completed the entry -- and having also shown, by doubling his original estimate on the Debtor side, that Magdalen's easy compliance with his demand on her had not been thrown away on him -- the captain pressed his blotting-paper over the wet ink, and put away the book with the air of a man who had done a virtuous action, and who was above boasting about it.
Flopson, by dint of doubling the baby at the joints like a Dutch doll, then got it safely into Mrs.
Still, it came about that he outran them, doubling like a hare, and got away safely.
Up and down he went, back and forth--zig-zagging, twisting, doubling and turning.
The poor little thing was snorting like a steam-engine when she caught it, and kept doubling itself up and straightening itself out again, so that altogether, for the first minute or two, it was as much as she could do to hold it.
In this way, doubling the brays at every step, they made the complete circuit of the forest, but the lost ass never gave them an answer or even the sign of one.
I quickly saw that I would have difficulty in escaping the fangs of the beast on a straightaway course, and so I met his charge by doubling in my tracks and leaping over him as he was almost upon me.
She turned her head and saw him, then doubling abruptly made for the bushes.