Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / heightening
FEEDBACK

heightening

See definition of heightening on Dictionary.com

synonyms for heightening

  • aggregate
  • increasing
  • accumulative
  • additive
  • additory
  • advancing
  • amassed
  • augmenting
  • chain
  • collective
  • heaped
  • increscent
  • intensifying
  • multiplying
  • snowballing
  • summative
  • accelerating
  • deepening
  • escalating
  • growing
  • intensifying
  • accentuating
  • advancing
  • building
  • emphasizing
  • sharpening
  • building up
  • dominant
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for heightening

MOST RELEVANT
  • decreasing
  • subtracting
      • abridgment
      • compression
      • decrease
      • lessening
      • reduction
      • shrinkage
      • abridgement
      • condensation
      • contraction
      • shortening
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
        QUIZ
        Are Your Stars Aligned For This Zodiac Quiz?
        START THE QUIZ

        How to use heightening in a sentence

        To save strength and give plentiful nourishment, without heightening the fever, must be the constant effort.
        THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
        Of all things to be avoided I would mention the mistake of putting up the handle bars, without heightening the saddle.
        THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, V. 2VARIOUS
        But oftener he lay among the cushions, the light flooding his white hair and dress and heightening his brilliant coloring.
        MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
        It made demands upon her judgment, and offered opportunity for increasing knowledge and heightening her value to the company.
        MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
        We follow with always heightening pleasure the progress of a passion to the abyss into which it hurries its unhappy victim.
        THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
        The corners of the mouth were drooped, heightening the whole effect of incomprehensible depression.
        WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
        Only one person laughed, and that laugh had had the effect of heightening the general condemnation.
        LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
        She advanced a few steps nearer to me, with a heightening color and a threatening look.
        THE LAW AND THE LADYWILKIE COLLINS
        The very heightening has injured the image—the shadow that shone brighter in simple words.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
        But such is the heightening touch of memory that his beauty was probably richer in her imagination than in the real.
        TWO ON A TOWERTHOMAS HARDY
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
        Choose the synonym for future
        capacitor

        WORDS RELATED TO HEIGHTENING

        • condition deepening
        • exacerbation
        • exaggeration
        • heightening
        • increase
        • inflaming
        • inflammation
        • intensification
        • magnification
        • sharpening
        • strengthening
        • worsening
        • accumulative
        • additive
        • additory
        • advancing
        • aggregate
        • amassed
        • augmenting
        • chain
        • collective
        • heaped
        • heightening
        • increasing
        • increscent
        • intensifying
        • multiplying
        • snowballing
        • summative
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.