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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Make more intense, stronger, or more marked; Increase; Make (one's senses) more acute; Make more extreme; Become more extreme.

Usage examples (30)
  • So, that's going to kind of heighten their curiosity, if you will.
  • I've been to Fort Benning for the SOA Watch protests and I am unsure how they could "heighten" the security.
  • GROSS: Did coming of age artistically during the AIDS epidemic just kind of heighten your sense of mortality?
  • The mountains speak to me of my desire to "heighten", to continuously elevate my thoughts and actions to a spiritual peak. for more
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