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synonyms for intensifies

  • add to
  • aggravate
  • boost
  • build up
  • deepen
  • enhance
  • escalate
  • exacerbate
  • heat up
  • heighten
  • increase
  • quicken
  • raise
  • redouble
  • reinforce
  • set off
  • sharpen
  • step up
  • strengthen
  • accent
  • accentuate
  • aggrandize
  • augment
  • brighten
  • concentrate
  • darken
  • emphasize
  • exalt
  • lighten
  • magnify
  • point
  • rise
  • rouse
  • spike
  • stress
  • whet
  • add fuel
  • beef up
  • intensate
  • pour it on
  • tone up

antonyms for intensifies

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  • decrease
  • diminish
  • discourage
  • dull
  • halt
  • help
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • slow
  • soften
  • soothe
  • subtract
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • debase
  • degrade
  • depress
  • play down
  • upset
  • calm
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How to use intensifies in a sentence

Her militancy intensified during her complex relationship with Walter Heaton, a married, British, self-described revolutionary socialist to whom she gave a lot of money.
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Some experts lauded the idea of shifting to remote learning, saying the pandemic has intensified.
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As covid-19 surges nationwide, the debate over school reopening has intensified.
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It’s a trend that may well intensify as Apple silicon ushers in the next era of Macs.
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Courtship behaviors begin in January or February, when hormones intensify the owls' calling and give it an amorous spin.
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Health officials fear the coronavirus crisis will intensify further going into the flu season.
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As the conversations around diversity in media intensified, Sifton was pushed to address the food section’s overwhelming whiteness.
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That’s why it’s important to intensify your social distancing efforts both before and after you get a test.
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This change has been happening since the mid-2000s and has intensified during the past decade, according to reporting by ProPublica and The Washington Post.
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Higher ocean temperatures also make hurricanes more likely to intensify rapidly, catching forecasters and communities off guard.
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