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An intensification of the vague footsteps I had thought I heard before.

The blue may carry a factor which brings about intensification of the brown pigment.

All history teaches by example, and the Scriptural narrative is the intensification of history.

It seemed to me an intensification of the snob instinct in the soul of man.

The second year is but an intensification of the process apparent in the first.

The last few years have seen an intensification of localism.

The crisis developed an intensification of the distrust of the bourgeoisie by the proletariat.

If they receive support and intensification they regain complete clearness.

It is a constant factor of language, but its usual function is special emphasis or intensification.

These green-tea dreams and visions were not so much phases of sleep as an intensification and vivid furnishing forth of insomnia.

WORD ORIGIN

1847, noun of action from intensify.

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