Associations to the word «Heighten»


HEIGHTEN, verb. To make high; to raise higher; to elevate.
HEIGHTEN, verb. To advance, increase, augment, make larger, more intense, stronger etc.

Dictionary definition

HEIGHTEN, verb. Become more extreme; "The tension heightened".
HEIGHTEN, verb. Make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity; "heightened interest".
HEIGHTEN, verb. Increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension".
HEIGHTEN, verb. Increase the height of; "The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars".
HEIGHTEN, verb. Make (one's senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision".
HEIGHTEN, verb. 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".

Wise words

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