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intensify

see definition of intensify
  • verbmake more forceful, severe
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Synonyms for intensify

verb make more forceful, severe
  • 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 intensify

  • 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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accent

verb. place emphasis, importance
  • accentuate
  • draw attention to
  • emphasize
  • highlight
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  • stress
  • underline
  • underscore
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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