1Make or become more intense: [with object]: the pleasure was heightened by the sense of guilt that accompanied it (as adjective heightened) the heightened colour of her face [no object]: concern over CFCs has heightened
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- As such, the facial features of almost all of the actors are that much more defined, which only serves to heighten and intensify the performances.
- Cheery yellow flower heads nod all around me, their colours heightened.
- For some, time sped up, senses heightened and they lost awareness of their bodies.