All of his supporters understand that it would be self-defeating to weaken Obama and heighten the risk of another step backward.
“AIDS is effecting the world, so I wanted to heighten the awareness that we are all in the same boat,” Mooney said.
John Barry on the issues Washington confronts as tensions with Pakistan heighten.
If Romney selected a pro-choice running mate, it would “only heighten that problem.”
Even poetry has been called into play to heighten the passions of the actors in this dangerous drama.
All the contrarieties of our dispositions served but to heighten the interest that linked us together.
If it is an imperfect word, no external circumstance can heighten its value as poetry.
And his next remark only served to heighten that suggestion.
It's an axiom, I think, that to heighten a nation's wisdom you must lower its franchise.
Scenery and mechanical contrivance may heighten the effects, but they are not absolute essentials.