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  Words related to deepen

Related / Similar Words: intensify, compound, heighten, change

 

Definition:
  • become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan";
  • make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions";
  • become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password";
  • make deeper; "They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it";

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    Hyponyms: build, redouble, erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out, condense, sharpen, accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken, heat up, hot up, screw up, fan, enhance, heighten, raise, amplify

     

    Derivational Morphology: intensity, intensiveness, intensification, intensifier, intensive, deepening

     

    Anagrams: depend, penned

     

     
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