heightening

[ hahyt-n ]SEE DEFINITION OF heightening

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEIGHTENING

Nothing had happened that he could define, beyond a heightening of his own capacity to see.

I mean in his power of heightening the glory and the terribleness of the human race.

The women, especially, were careful in adorning and heightening their charms.

It is especially serviceable for heightening the crops of potatoes, etc.

She looked at him a moment with heightening color, then she dropped her eyes.

Jennette was blushing all over her body, heightening the golden color of it.

The Augustan couplet tended to a heightening, dehumanising effect.

Each desired the heightening of the situations in which they severally appeared.

Matthew Arnold had said she did not need June for beauty's heightening.

To the composite, if it be one, history added a heightening touch.

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