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Synonyms for heighten

Synonyms for heighten

to make greater in intensity or severity

to increase markedly in level or intensity, especially of sound

Synonyms for heighten

become more extreme

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make more extreme

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increase the height of

make (one's senses) more acute

make more intense, stronger, or more marked

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"How much better you appear this morning, George," she cried, in a voice whose melody was even heightened by its gaiety.
His aspect was perfectly that of a pilgrim, heightened also by an apostolic dignity.
"Allow me to introduce you to my daughter," said the countess, with heightened color.
Anxious to show his independence and to advance, he had refused a post that had been offered him, hoping that this refusal would heighten his value; but it turned out that he had been too bold, and he was passed over.
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The PresidentaACAOs sudden appointment of Rajapaksa as Prime Minister significantly heightens policy uncertainty."
Bainbridge & Knight, working with the Swedish Women's Pharmaceutical Health Laboratory, has developed Svenska, an all-natural item that heightens arousal and sexual pleasure in women.
It also heightens spatial awareness, improves stage presentation, and offers alternative ways of creating theatrical expression.
More specifically, research does not examine to what extent practice in the self-analysis of dispositions a) heightens candidates' ability to identify their own dispositional signals, b) enables candidates to connect those signals to perceived messages and consequent actions of P-12 students within the context of fieldwork teaching, and c) supports candidates in setting personal disposition goals for the next teaching opportunity.
Their design dramatizes the views, and literally heightens the sense of being 'in nature', while also affording a panorama of the city.
These materials constitute part of an active, interdisciplinary, place-based curriculum that introduces fourth and fifth grade students to the concept of landscape and heightens awareness of the relationship between landscape and people.
The change in the NAFTA legislation to permit the Service to share information with Customs only heightens the already vigorous enforcement efforts by both the IRS and Customs.
The collection's unity of approach heightens the explanatory force of each individual essay and gives the volume as a whole remarkable coherence.