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These concerns are heightened by the FDA’s premature EUA of hydroxychloroquine prior to testing last spring, an approval the FDA later withdrew.
6 QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ANSWERED IN THE RACE FOR A VACCINEJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
A pandemic-induced economic collapse will only heighten the vulnerabilities and speed the transition, reducing to nothing whatever thin margin of financial protection has kept people in place.
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Long-term care residents also are at heightened risk of institutional abuse and neglect.
CONFIRMED NURSING HOME COMPLAINTS PLUMMET DURING PANDEMICJARED WHITLOCKAUGUST 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They say the fact that the utility is getting out of the power-buying business, and will be relying on the 10 percent return it gets to build things, heightens the importance of the charge.
THE CITY IS WALKING A FINE LINE IN DEMANDING MILLIONS FROM ITS NEXT POWER PROVIDERMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Instead, an unusual number of problems have occurred — some serious enough that they have made it harder for people to vote and even put them at a heightened risk for infection.
THERE HAVE BEEN 38 STATEWIDE ELECTIONS DURING THE PANDEMIC. HERE’S HOW THEY WENT.NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Amid the pandemic and declining economy comes heightened concerns from local officials and homeless service providers that homelessness could rise across the San Diego region.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: AN ACTIVIST ON HIS AGENDA FOR NORTH COUNTY AND BEYONDKAYLA JIMENEZJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
She is sometimes tempted to heighten a little the incidents, in order to get on a little better, and to make more impression.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
After the feeling had come to her, to heighten the sensation she espied a little card hung under the small mirror on the wall.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The youthful pair start beneath the smile of a blue sky, flecked with milk-while clouds merely to heighten the effect.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
I cannot say that it will increase our pleasure, but it will certainly heighten the interest of the morning excursion.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEIGHTEN

  • accumulate
  • add
  • aggrandize
  • aggregate
  • augment
  • boost
  • breed
  • build up
  • compound
  • cube
  • double
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • generate
  • heighten
  • magnify
  • manifold
  • mount
  • populate
  • procreate
  • produce
  • proliferate
  • propagate
  • raise
  • repeat
  • rise
  • spread
  • square
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