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  Words related to heighten

Related / Similar Words: intensify, compound, deepen, enhance, raise, sharpen, rise

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension";
  • make (one''s senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision";
  • make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity; "heightened interest";
  • become more extreme; "The tension heightened";
  • increase the height of; "The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars";

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    Hyponyms: heat up, hot up, screw up, fan, enhance, raise, amplify, sharpen, potentiate, subtilize, subtilise

     

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

     

    Anagrams: teething, eighteen

     

     
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