Ante

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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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Smith's comments are certain to raise the ante ahead of today's lunchtime clash between the clubs at Tynecastle, where the Lithuanian is expected to get a hot reception from the travelling fans.
Maybe it's a sign of progress that in order to turn you against pot they have to raise the ante all the way up to gay incest.