intensify


in·ten·si·fy

verb \in-ˈten(t)-sə-ˌfī\
in·ten·si·fiedin·ten·si·fy·ing

Definition of INTENSIFY

transitive verb
1
: to make intense or more intensive
2
a : to increase the density and contrast of (a photographic image) by special treatment b : to make more acute <use of illicit drugs intensified the patient's condition>
intransitive verb
: to become intense or more intensive : grow stronger or more acute <the sore throat, headache, and fever intensified as the disease progressed>
in·ten·si·fi·ca·tion \-ˌten(t)s-(ə-)fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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