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Heighten

Height´en   Pronunciation: hīt´'n
v. t.1.To make high; to raise higher; to elevate.
[imp. & p. p. Heightened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Heightening.]
2.To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; - used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
Verb1.heighten - become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
Synonyms: rise
2.heighten - make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity; "heightened interest"
3.heighten - increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
Synonyms: enhance, raise
4.heighten - increase the height of; "The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars"
5.heighten - make (one's senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision"
Synonyms: sharpen
6.heighten - 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"
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