unheightened

heighten

[hahyt-n]
verb (used with object)
1.
to increase the height of; make higher.
2.
to increase the degree or amount of; augment: Cézanne's death heightened the value of his paintings.
3.
to strengthen, deepen, or intensify: to heighten the plot of a story; to heighten one's awareness or appreciation; to heighten one's suffering.
4.
to bring out the important features of, as in a drawing: to heighten a picture with Chinese white.
verb (used without object)
5.
to become higher.
6.
to increase: The tension heightened as the enemy forces advanced.
7.
to brighten or become more intense.

Origin:
1515–25; height + -en1

heightener, noun
unheightened, adjective


1. See elevate.
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heighten (ˈhaɪtən)
 
vb
1.  to make or become high or higher
2.  to make or become more extreme or intense
 
'heightened
 
adj
 
'heightener
 
n

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