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heighten


verb
1. become more extreme (Freq. 1)
- The tension heightened
Syn:
rise
Derivationally related forms:
rise (for: rise)
Hypernyms:
increase
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
2. make more extreme;
raise in quantity, degree, or intensity (Freq. 1)
- heightened interest
Hypernyms:
increase
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
3. increase (Freq. 1)
- This will enhance your enjoyment
- heighten the tension
Syn:
enhance, raise
Derivationally related forms:
enhancive (for: enhance)
Hypernyms:
intensify, compound, deepen
Hyponyms:
potentiate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
4. increase the height of
- The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars
Hypernyms:
raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
5. make (one's senses) more acute
- This drug will sharpen your vision
Syn:
sharpen
Hypernyms:
intensify, compound, deepen
Hyponyms:
subtilize, subtilise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
6. make more intense, stronger, or more marked
- The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her
- Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness
- This event only deepened my convictions
Syn:
intensify, compound, deepen
Derivationally related forms:
intensity (for: intensify), intensification (for: intensify), intensifier (for: intensify)
Hypernyms:
increase
Hyponyms:
heat up, hot up, screw up, fan, enhance,
raise, amplify, sharpen
Cause:
intensify, deepen
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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