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Synonyms for heightened

intensely sustained, especially in activity

abnormally increased, especially in intensity

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Mr Blunkett said the Government would keep people informed where there was a heightened danger.
Such an etiquette, based on a heightened awareness of differences construed as cultural facts, clearly relies on simplistic, stereotypical renderings of the groups involved as well as a condescending assessment of and cynical resignation concerning the limits of individuals implicated in various social involvements.
Offsetting much of the loss of momentum for housing was a heightened amount of non-building construction (public works and utilities).
Almost certainly, it reflects a number of factors, including the sharp deceleration in health care costs and the heightened pressure on firms and workers in industries that compete internationally.
Within this artificial forum the sensual play of water is heightened by the concentrated presence of wood and sky - the curving walls of the courtyard are clad in the same lapped planks of Douglas fir as the exterior.
It cited the "heightened tensions in the region" as reasons to "keep a low profile" and "review your personal security plans."
In light of the heightened security measures that Sri Lanka implemented after a series of bomb blasts rocked its capital, Emirates airline has issued a statement regarding flights between Dubai and Colombo.
Amazon.com could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S.
Under the heightened alert status, all leaves of police officers are canceled while their work hours are extended by 25 percent.
[USA], Aug 21 (ANI): Long term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust linked to a heightened risk of the common eye condition, age-related macular degeneration, or AMD for short, suggest researchers.
New Delhi [India], Oct 29 (ANI): Credit rating agency Moody'sEeon Monday expressed concern that the ongoing political crisis in Sri Lanka has caused the 'credit negative' to the island nation as the sudden appointment of a new Prime Minister has heightened the policy uncertainty.
Heightened sensitivity to bodily changes, a typical feature of PTSD, may create a greater sense of urgency about medical symptoms.
Keeping scheduled drugs secure is a multifaceted, ongoing process that begins with proper ordering and dispensing, and extends to careful monitoring, accountability and a heightened level of awareness.
The Adolf Senff floral study lent by Cosima yon Bulow, done in "bodycolor, heightened with gum arabic on prepared paper" and recalling Florine Stettheimer's bouquets (a provocative intimacy with as well as an affectionate aggression toward mother), proved an uneasy memorial, hidden in a corner of an exhibit that was already an annex to a gallery, more a hallway.
* Physical activities can, for this age group, really assist in bringing to the student a heightened awareness of musical and technical possibilities.