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heighten

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1 to make markedly greater in measure or degree
  • several controversial measures have heightened parental awareness of the impact of school policy decisions

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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • heightened the hem on her skirt just a couple of inches

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The first known use of heighten was in 1523

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“Heighten.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heighten. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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