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  • verbintensify
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Synonyms for heighten

verb intensify
  • add to
  • boost
  • enhance
  • improve
  • increase
  • magnify
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • amplify
  • augment
  • elevate
  • enlarge
  • exalt
  • extend
  • lift
  • build up
  • make higher
  • send up

Antonyms for heighten

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • discourage
  • hurt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • weaken
  • worsen
  • abridge
  • compress
  • condemn
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • demote
  • denounce
  • depress
  • drop
  • shorten
  • shrink
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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add insult to injury

verb. make worse
  • add fuel to the fire
  • aggravate
  • exacerbate
  • heighten
  • provoke
  • rub salt in the wound
  • slap in the face
  • twist the knife
  • worsen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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