Ante

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Related to raise the ante: give a shot, so much for

Ante

[Latin, Before.] A reference to a previous portion of a report or textbook.

Ante is synonymous with supra.

See: award, bet, parlay, stake
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They may well be tempted to raise the ante with their own deployment, accelerating the nuclear arms race.
In the week following his talk, the president continued to publicly raise the ante: "The United Nations will either be able to function as a peacekeeping body as we head into the 21st century, or it will be irrelevant.
When the going gets tough, you have to raise the ante and Liverpool have done that by completing the signing of young Czech international Milan Baros as well as agreeing to bring the talented Nicolas Anelka to Anfield to provide some alternative fire power up front.
After that impressive season (third-best in UCLA history), the Bruins attempted to raise the ante in their recruiting - and lost the bet.
Last month, JED reported that the People's Republic of China's newly installed CSS-7 missiles at Xianyou had raised the stakes regarding US relations with the Republic of China, or Taiwan (see "CSS-7s Raise the Ante in Chinese Talks," JED, May 2001, p.
Clinton is also apparently trying to raise the ante by proposing another review of the status of Puerto Rico, an issue many thought was dead for the foreseeable future.