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heighten

Saltos de línea: height¦en
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌɪt(ə)n
 
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Definición de heighten en inglés:

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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
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
intensify, increase, enhance, make greater, add to, raise, augment, boost, strengthen, sharpen, deepen, magnify, amplify, reinforce;
2 [with object] Make (something) higher: the stage will be extended, heightening the grid by 3.4 metres
Sinónimos
make higher, raise, lift, lift up, elevate, upraise

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